"I am spinning the silk threads of my story, weaving the fabric of my world. The tiny elf dancer became a wooden doll whose strings were jerked by people not paying attention. I spun out of control. Living was hardest"
SO MUCH YES TO THIS QUOTE. Dieting is a decision, a choice, but it is not anorexia. Anorexia nervosa is a severe and deadly mental illness. Only a small percentage of people who diet ever go on to meet the diagnostic criteria for anorexia.
Setting Healthy Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery — Emily Fonnesbeck, RD It seems that in terms of health and fitness, a common belief is that strength and self-improvement comes from eating a certain way, sticking to a diet or pushing through the pa