Eating Disorders Are Not
about getting attention a lifestyle impossible to recover from a result of the media, fashion or Hollywood something only suburban, middle-class teenage, white girls deal with about being attractive, pretty or thin always fixed with treatment only serious when the person is emaciated fixed by eating...
90% of eating disorders begin with a diet. 30% of all diets end in an eating disorder. 99% of dieters gain back all the weight and more. Yo-yo dieting increases your chance of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and early death. Diets are dangerous. Say no to diet culture.
“'I feel like shit when I eat; I feel shit when I'm not eating. I feel like shit when I taste food and I feel like shit for thinking about fo...”
Eating disorders aren’t always about starving, binging or purging. Having an eating disorder can mean to be terrified of the calories in an Apple one day, eating uncontrollable the next day. It’s not clear, it’s a continuing battle to eat or not to eat, it’s a constant battle with food.
“[An eating disorder] is, at the most basic level, a bundle of deadly contradictions: a desire for power that strips you of all power. A gest...”
“I’m not struggling with my weight, I’m struggling with my mind. If I loved myself more my weight wouldn’t be a problem.”
repeat after me: the goal is not to minimize salt, fat, carbs, and calories as much as possible. The goal is not zero. These nutrients are all part of a healthy diet and foods are not bad simply because they contain them. And don’t let anyone convince you otherwise