"My Monster Within" provides an autobiographical account of one man's life before, during, and in recovery from Anorexia Nervosa. This is an inside glimpse into a world that few people know about or understand. It is written as an attempt to review the author's life and to figure out how he became the person he is. The author illustrates the severity of his illness and the triumphs and tragedies along the way. The horrors of the disease are discussed in detail as the reader is brought on an emotional roller coaster ride that ends with hope and positiveness.