Even more than the diet and weight loss advertisements plaguing media, anti-aging tells both men and women that aging is not good. We are taught that despite living far longer than our ancestors, we are constantly expiring.
My eating disorder developed very subtly and took me a couple years to even detect. Counting calories is inevitably disastrous for a perfectionist, and all of the health crazes led me to develop orthorexia. I wasn't starving myself and I wasn't purging, but I was obsessing over healthy foods. Those who haven't struggled with disordered eating… Continue reading My journey through ED, TBD
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which has me reflecting a lot upon my struggles with disordered eating. I think people mistake awareness of an issue like this to be awareness of the symptoms. “If you are restricting yourself from eating more than 1000 calories a day, be aware that you might have… Continue reading NEDA Week: Let’s talk
I broke up with the scale awhile ago. I kept gaining weight as I gained muscle, and I knew that weighing myself was only going to make me upset at the number and not proud of my muscular gains. I knew it was no good for me, and I was tired of going back and… Continue reading Why I Broke Up With My Mirror