Monthly Archives: December 2015

What it really is.

Beating Eating Disorders

Author: Anonymous
Title: What it really is.

Disclaimer: This blog post may be triggering to some readers.

Anorexia is not flaunted collarbones, and black and white thinspo on your computer screen. Anorexia is placing your entire worth as a person on a number dictated by a set of scales, and believing that others judge you by the same method. Anorexia is a voice in your head that constantly screams at you that you are too fat, too big, take up too much space; that you must shrink yourself in order to be acceptable. Anorexia is constantly comparing yourself to people, and always coming out worse. Anorexia is not happiness, or doing everything you planned to once you’d lost that little bit of weight. Anorexia is turning down invitations to restaurants and coffee shops and holidays and parties. It’s losing every friend you ever had as you isolate yourself from the…

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Sugar and Cereal; I like the taste of recovery

Excellent piece.

Beating Eating Disorders

Title: Sugar and Cereal; I like the taste of recovery
Author: Grace

Three teaspoons of sugar
a glass of orange juice and
a large bowl of cereal and not
one measuring cup or special
utensil used and the mirror is
only worth a short glance while
the warmth of the sunlight is
much more friendly.

Three teaspoons of sugar
a glass of orange juice and
a large bowl of cereal and
no one says anything but
lately the mirror has started
to become friendlier and the
reflection seems to be worth
more company.

Two teaspoons of sugar
a glass of orange juice and
a smaller bowl of cereal and
something is wrong when
there are ideas of how to
sneak pieces into napkins
or how to plan each meal.

One teaspoon of sugar
half a glass of orange juice
and a smaller bowl of cereal
and lately the mirror is

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