Posts tagged eating disorder awareness
Why I Won't Weigh in About Weight

You guys, I don’t expect any of us to be able to easily dismantle the systems that support the notion that women only fit when they shrink. But once we have a little light shed on something we didn’t know before, I expect that we find a way to do better for each other.And I don’t know what that looks like for you, but I have an idea.

Consider new compliments.

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This Brave Body: A Survival Story

I see the body I have deprived and depleted and poisoned and starved. This brave body that has never left me.

I can recall doing each of those things in the name of health, and with the hope that I might finally find a way to belong. And when each of those things failed me, I walked myself right up to the edge of this life and peered over the side. I discovered what it means to want to die in one breath, but pray to be saved in the next.

And I am still here.

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