Category Archive: Body Image

Being “The Girl with the Eating Disorder”

(trigger warning: eating disorders) Body Image. Self Confidence. That voice that tells you whether you are good enough. Pretty enough. Thin enough. The voice that some how ties who you are to how… Continue reading

The Gym Rat

Introductions suck. No matter how many times I try typing this out, I can’t think of a way to do it without coming off as “a whiney wimp,” and that’s the problem. Yes,… Continue reading

Raised By Anorexia

(trigger warning: eating disorders)  Body image is complicated for a child of someone with an eating disorder. My mom has suffered from anorexia for thirty years. I think it warps your idea of what… Continue reading

How to F**k a Fat Girl

I can’t pinpoint the exact point in my life when I became aware that I was a fat girl. I know that I was young, certainly prepubescent, and this realization has followed me around… Continue reading

My Body Betrayed Me, Emphasis on the Past Tense

I spent one teenage summer starving myself and running incessantly, but even with all my effort I wasn’t thin. Half of my roots are in Greece, and I came out of the womb destined… Continue reading