“To recover from an eating disorder is to be thrown into the middle of the ocean without a life vest. You’ll struggle and sometimes you’ll get pulled under, but you will learn to swim.”—(via mwanzotena)
I don't need a thigh gap. I don't need to be able to see my ribs. I don't need to look like a catwalk model. I don't need to be wolf-whistled by every guy I see. I just need to be able to feel comfortable in my own skin. That's all I need.
When I decide to do something, nothing and no one can change my mind.
In the beginning of my journey towards inner peace, I had not decided that I wanted really to. A part of me felt unsure, still clinging to my eating disorder. Months passed, and a switch within me turned on,…
Telling someone with an ED that they're selfish because there are people who are actually starving from poverty is like telling a schizophrenic person that they're stupid for hearing voices when there are real people around them and some people have no one.