“I didn’t know what she’d think, embarrassment I suppose of telling someone.
“So I said, ‘I don’t know why I do it, but I do know why I do it because I don’t want to put weight on and I want to lose weight, but I can’t stop doing it. I make myself sick every time I eat.’”
The former England cricketer then explained: “She took it well, but she didn’t know the extent of it.
“After that I’d hide it, she asked me a few times and I lied a few times about how much I was doing it.