Anorexia nervosa is a horrific disease that wages war on not only the soul of the individual but also every single part of their body. It massacres the bones causing them to become weak and brittle, it ferociously assaults the heart, and it can even permanently erase a women's treasured ability to have her own [...]
Yesterday my sick mind entered a very dark world. Thoughts of pricking my snow-white skin with thick needles, cutting up my fatty arms with scissors, and even attempting to end it all invaded my mind. Why was I consumed with these ominous and potentially fatal ideas? It all began after my dad fetched me from [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYxFkwevHNo A lot happened during my winter break and, unless you find ER visits, obnoxious relatives, and long car trips enjoyable, it wasn't all that great of a break.
If you want the definition of the "worst-day-ever", then take a look at my life on the day of December 4th, 2013. That should give you a pretty clear picture of what 24-hour hell is like. It all started when the clock hit 12:10 and I entered my 6th to 7th period seminar (I attend [...]
I am struggling to make sense of everything that is happening in my life right now. Yesterday, my dad and I drove in blizzard-like conditions for 4 traffic-filled hours. Why? Because I had an appointment with a rheumatologist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. This appointment was suppose to be my last one. It was suppose [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n22WtJxUXsc As I made this video, I honestly thought I was just creating some educational piece on the health complications of anorexia nervosa. I didn't really think that I was making this video for me as well. . . You see, when you have an eating disorder, sometimes you have to be reminded of the [...]
I feel like I trying to keep my head above water in a stormy sea of anxiety. Massive waves hit me constantly and thrust me down deep into its chilling waters. Though I somehow keep finding the strength to swim my way back up to get air into my burning lungs, I am always [...]