An Open Letter to my Body

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An assignment from my body image therapy group April 24, 2018   Dear Body,   Thank you for fighting for me. Thank you for holding on when I was begging you to let go. Thank you for having faith in me despite all you’ve been through. I’m so sorry.   I’m sorry that you were […]

I Am A Victim of PTSD.

I Am A Victim of PTSD.

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It’s national post-traumatic stress disorder awareness day. While I’m usually very vocal about my struggles with mental illnesses, including anorexia, anxiety, and depression, PTSD is the one that I’m pretty silent on. I thought today, on the day that was named for this very reason, would be the right day to shed just a little […]

The Relapse and the Rising

The Relapse and the Rising

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I am eighteen years old. For nearly a decade now, I have been dealing with disordered thoughts around eating; eventually they manifested into a full blown eating disorder (which you can read a little bit more about here).  I have been in and out of therapy, in and out of life, for years, and finally, […]