This courageous young woman was the first person to encourage me towards blogging. She has written this series in honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. She has graciously allowed me to reblog this on Lillie-Put
It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and I really felt that it was time for me to share my personal experience. I’ve wanted to write about it for a very long time now; mainly because my story has a happy ending, and I want others fighting through it to know that there’s hope. But still, it’s a difficult topic for me to write about, as it was such an emotional struggle.
Originally I thought that I should try to find photo’s, but I’ve opted to not share photo’s of myself during that time. I don’t want to – in any way – trigger someone else’s struggles, and this is also not about how I looked. This is about being in a dark place and finding healing.
I was sixteen years old, when it all started. Honestly, my struggle wasn’t based on body image insecurities or pressure from anyone in…
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