You guys are too gullible, come on now, I’m not about to bash these poor girls.Some people don’t see the truth when they look in the mirror. They don’t see that they are wasting away. You have no idea how easy it is to convince yourself that you’re fat, ugly, old or anything else.It’s just as easy to convince yourself that you’re perfect and beautiful just the way you are.Pssst, trust the wrinkled, old looking one.http://skinnyandsingle.wordpress.com/...more
Years ago, Karen Carpenter's struggle with anorexia was viewed as a rarity. Now, celebrities are opening up about their eating disorder battles. Among them: Devi Lovato, who has authored a book of affirmations, which she hopes will help others: "Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year."...more
I started long after I knew better, past the age when my decisions could be chalked up to that invincible feeling that fades away as we get older.
Already a mother, I should have been setting a good example and following the very rules I was setting for my own child. I was embarrassed by my weakness.
Life was too much. Single parenting and autism and a whirlwind of experience I couldn’t seem to grasp left me feeling undeserving of the most basic necessities and looking for something I might actually be able to control.
A couple of things:I am sick of hiding the other issues I deal with on here. Totally fucking sick of it. I’ve been told a bunch of times by a bunch of people that I need to edit what I put on here, but I just don’t think that’s my shtick. I think my shtick is to tell the truth and help people by telling said truth....more
At family gatherings, we have one who rushes around and acts busy, hoping nobody will notice she's not eating. (Pssst, we all notice.) We have another who won't touch a carbohydrate. We can't get through a photo album without hearing, "I was so fat then."
On more than one occasion, I was assured that my baby daughter would "grow into herself." Soon after she started walking, I started to hear, "oh good, she's trimming down."
Um, I wasn't worried.
When it comes to shaping my kids' attitudes toward food, I have my work cut out for me.
I wasn't going to blog about this topic, I really wasn't. But the more I thought and read about it, I figure this is a great way to start some important discussions and bring some awareness to things. ...more
So there you go that’s me…I am not perfect (in fact I am as far from perfect as they come…I am actually quite a mess ), I need grace always (sometimes I wonder how He puts up with me, but he ALWAYS does and ALWAYS will), and I am on a journey ( a roller-coaster of a journey)…a journey to a life without ED. So if you are like me or you know somebody like me, join me on this journey (but before you do buckle up.
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