People just don’t seem to understand. It’s not a ‘silly diet’ or something I can turn on and off whenever I want to. How I wish I could! It’s a struggle, a war- where both the enemy and the ally is yourself… which parts do you listen to? My mind just won’t shut up, I… Continue reading What It Feels Like To Be Anorexic
Why is it that most of us live our lives in such a way that pleases others? It seems illogical to me that we base our days doing things that will make us accepted by people around us, rather than doing things that we would rather do and that please ourselves. You only live once. How… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Prove Anything To Anyone
I think one of the reasons it’s so, so hard to recover from anorexia nervosa is the body dysmorphic disorder that often comes along with it. For those who don’t know Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is an anxiety disorder that causes a person to have a distorted view of how they look and to spend a lot… Continue reading Understanding and Beating Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Whether I’ve slept or not it doesn’t matter, my nightmares would just be a recreation of my daily life. I do not feel tiredness in my body. I do not feel my body. It is made of solid bronze and the only feeling I do feel is me aging every day. If someone were to… Continue reading Still Life – A Story About Depression
This may be more of a rant than anything else but I believe it needs to be said. Throughout the past few years I have encountered various people both online and in real life who have been dealing with mental illnesses. A thing I have noticed by following these people is how much of a… Continue reading The competitiveness with illnesses
For God sake help me- I suppress the weak cry I must strive higher Please- I shake my head clean Filled with me. The plead is inaudible. I stay grounded Yet I find myself running I’m lost- No. I’m strong, I can keep going Nothing can stop me With one single mind- But there it… Continue reading Single Minded- A Poem About Anorexia
This question is very controversial and I don’t think there is a definitive answer to it but that rather it affects different people in different ways. I think a very important question to ask yourself if you have anorexia and are vegan is this: Is your veganism a way for you to avoid foods? Or… Continue reading Veganism and Anorexia -Should You be a vegan if you have anoerxia?