Posts tagged Eating Disorder
During the time I went back to ED, I felt it calling me back. Little did I know I would step into a pit of hell. What people may not know of eating disorders is that it promises you the world but leaves the target-victim with very little left. When I say little left, I […]
In 2013, after some “dieting to lose weight for the Vegas trip,” I started to want to lose more to fit into cuter clothes. So I poured it on. Within a month, I was in my desired size. I got an invite from my exfamily. All I could remember was them calling me “hogwoman” and […]
When I was just five years old, I was kidnapped and forced to live a life burdened with cruel and bizarre physical and emotional abuse. My will to survive, inspired by an invisible hope, helped me fight the demons and stay alive as I endured haunting experiences. Mine is a story of forbidden secrets driven […]
But the thing is I am more than a bag of bones. I am more than my weight, and you are too. If my story inspired at least one person, then I have achieved my goal.
This piece was done with acrylic on a 16″ x 20″ canvas. It reflects my healing process from a two decade long battle with crash dieting, bulimia, and body dysmorphia disorder. The disorders stemmed from deep dark bouts of depression and self loathing. I finally decided to get healthy back in 2012 and entered a […]
I have felt inadequate as far back as I can remember. I was always insecure about my body, my intellect, and my entire worth as a person. I remember being weighed at the doctor and thinking, “That’s too much.” I was four years old. When I was in kindergarten, I had a documented panic attack […]
You know that amazing feeling when someone says something that sums up a thought or feeling that you’ve been unable to describe? It can make that thing suddenly make sense. And if it’s something that you’ve been struggling with, that can be an enormous relief. Well for me that happened while being filmed for Mind’s […]