Eating Disorders are extremely effective alarm bells. Everything stops as we try to extinguish this fire burning you to the ground. But in the midst of our panic, we often fail to recognise that whilst the fire is a threat to your life, it’s not the only cause for alarm. The fire itself is an alarm; it is a grave warning that within you is a little arsonist, with an appetite for destruction… And you can put out as many fires as you like, but until you seek her out and make peace with her, she will remain greatest threat to your life.
my body has spent my whole life doing everything it can to keep me alive and I have spent years doing everything I can to destroy it
that is not okay
this ends now
- Me during summer: I'll run more when it's cooler
- Me during winter: I'll run more when it's warmer