1,460 Days

I never thought I'd get to write the sentence, "I am four years free from self-injury." It felt so remote in the beginning that I resigned myself to not keeping track of the days after so many attempts and so many resets of the counter. I'm very good, though, at remembering anniversaries. Dates stick with … Continue reading 1,460 Days

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An airing of grievances

I will never be satisfied with the content of a classroom unit about or containing references to eating disorders, because the first bullet point under "Causes" always, without fail, is some iteration of, "media and societal influences." With that thought at the forefront, my eating disorder will always be reduced to just a diet that … Continue reading An airing of grievances