Center for Eating Disorders - Maryland

Erin-Konheim-Mandras-HeadshotKICK THE SCALE: A mommy blog with advice from a former soccer star who overcame an eating disorder & learned about life along the way.

Erin Konheim Mandras is a mom of two boys, married to a wonderful husband, Jon, and resides in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a currently a blogger at www.kickthescale.com where she focuses on eating disorders, body image, exercise, and nutrition, particularly in athletes. Erin’s writings have appeared on several national websites, including Kveller.com. Born and raised in West Bloomfield, Michigan, Konheim Mandras played college soccer at Michigan State University. Immediately following her collegiate career, she played semi-professional women’s soccer. She then pursued college coaching, in which she has six years of experience. She began her career at her alma mater, MSU, and then moved on to Towson University and Loyola University Maryland before choosing to be at home full-time with her children. Konheim Mandras continues to coach youth soccer in Baltimore, Maryland.

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MSU senior midfielder Erin Konheim, left, battles for the ball with Wisconsin senior midfielder Katy Lindenmuth during the semifinal game of the Big Ten Women's Soccer Tournament  November 4, 2005 at Michigan Soccer Field in Ann Arbor.  Wisconsin senior midfielder Amy Vermeulen scored the Badgers' winning goal with only 17 seconds remaining in the second half, defeating the Spartans 2-1.  Dave Weatherwax/The State News

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