We don’t expect ghost stories to make sense. Neither do eating disorders. That’s not the point of either thing.
A brief guide on mental health as told by someone who isn’t a professional but sure has a lot of practice.
I’ve gained weight, and it’s complicated.
“I’m baffled because I’ve never met someone so full of life, and you’re telling me that you want to die?” He asked. I nodded, “yes”. I don’t know how to … Continue reading The Happiest Girl in the World
They told me to go. For years, they urged me. I didn’t listen. I refused, graciously accepted the advice but rebuffed the offer. I promised myself if I’ve hulled this … Continue reading Stigma is a B*tch
For Millennials and Gen Z
Notes from my mom calling me on a Wednesday.
Before: I calibrate my childhood in calories consumed, in weight watcher’s points, in pounds. I know there were numbers associated with this before they stuck. My body is a battleground … Continue reading An Autobiography in Pounds
“I am not your enemy”- the words rang through my bones. My cells held them the way you do when you never realized you’ve waited your whole life to hear … Continue reading I am Not Your Enemy
Music pulses the path to the crowded house. A sweaty palm clings to the bottle of wine embarrassingly purchased at World Market so I wouldn’t arrive empty-handed. I feel like … Continue reading Am I a Loser for Going to the Party Alone?