Tag: anorexia recovery
What Happens When You Focus on the Number on The Scale?
As I fought my body’s natural shape and size for decades, numbers took up a ridiculous amount of space in my brain. I attached meaning to numbers of all kinds. The number on the scale, on top of my math paper, on my pants size. Even thinking about my age could cause a panic. Each…
“I’m Scared Once I Start, I’ll Never Stop Eating!” What You Need to Know
It was like I had an “on/off” switch. Only two settings to choose from. I could either eat nothing, or I’d eat everything in sight. It felt like there was no in between. My biggest fear was “Once I start, I’ll never stop eating!” And so I spent my days trying NOT to eat anything.…