30 million people in the United States alone suffer from eating disorders, beginning in girls as young as 6 years old. Taking the statistics into account, it is highly likely that this disease has afflicted
You skip a meal here and there to compensate for your loss, because at least that is something you can control. And as the number on the scale rises, it replaces something within you. Your
As an early developer into womanhood, I sensed a shift in myself during sixth grade wondering why I didn’t look like most of my classmates. The following year in middle school, I began restricting my
It was the day after my twentieth birthday. I lay in bed, still groggy from the festivities the night before. I reached over to grab my phone charging on the bedside table and checked Facebook.