Me and my body: a love – hate – love story

Last year, I wrote a short post about my struggles with an eating disorder. The response, on and off blog, was huge, supportive, and full of questions that I wasn’t prepared to answer. Ever since, I’ve wanted to write more about it, because I think it’s important, and because sometimes I think the subjects most…

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Body math

I felt awful. Inadequate. Less than human. So I ate. A lot. Then I’d feel worse. So I’d eat more. Then I starved myself. Attempted to throw up when I did eat. I punched and punished my body. I HATED it. The quote above is from Allyssa Marie Milan’s piece, “One body’s journey: Removing the poison,…

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