Inspiring stories of anorexia or bulimia “recovery” make headlines, but for those struggling with the lifelong disease, the message may cause more harm than good.
Women are constantly being told "less is more"—on the plate, on our bodies, in our homes. In other words: Disappear!
From a very young age, girls are taught that being skinny is a virtue and consuming “too much” is sinful. Will women ever be able to eat and drink without guilt?
The writer first began starving herself at 7. But losing weight was the last thing on her mind.