Eating Disorders

rather be stupid than fat

I’d Rather Be Stupid Than Fat

Eating disorders and Unhealthy relationships with FOOD Food…Whether you love it, have a love/hate relationship with it, or believe it is your enemy, the truth of the matter is that FOOD drives much of our life. Food is obviously necessary for sustaining life, but beyond that, food, at its best, brings people together. Celebrations and social…

I Feel Happier

Do You Want To Feel Happier? “I feel happier!” I was just going to say, thank all of ya’ll for the help. Now, I’m not starving myself anymore, I’ve been eating more. Unfortunately, I haven’t gained any weight, but I feel better and have tons of energy. I’ve gotten my depression and anxiety under control,…

i am second

(Video) Letting Go Without Losing Control

Ashley Rawls shares her story with I AM SECOND, a movement to inspire the revolution of Second. Ashley Rawls carried the weight of the world on her shoulders. She came from a strict home in which the expectations for success were extremely high. Every year she and her family watched beauty pageants with the hopes that…

Nothing is Easy When You Have an Eating Disorder

The Blame Game Mallory Hood, blogger for Finding Balance shares her thoughts: Why do I have this problem? This simple question flooded my brain almost every day for eight years. I couldn’t understand why I saw food differently than everyone else, why it had to be so paradoxical. I loved food so much that I…

insecurity

Insecurity

Everyone is insecure over something. I’ve yet to find one person who loves everything about them self. Unfortunately, my insecurities led me to develop anxiety and depression. Being a teenager makes your self appearance stand out more and more. In 8th grade, I noticed how all of my friends had boyfriends and nice clothes and nice…