All through this I found myself nodding sadly. It’s all true and it still never fails to heartbreak me that lives can be lived and then lost in this way.
I have debated doing a post like this for a while. But, I feel like there is no other option anymore. I have been asked, countless times, during my struggle with my eating disorder, “Why don’t you just eat”. And when I say it is not that simple I get the same response. “Why not?”. I cannot speak for the millions of individuals out there with an eating disorder, but I can speak from personal experience. This post is probably going to be pretty heavy, so if you are in it for a laugh, I’d click out now. This post is to explain to you what exactly anorexia is like (at least for me).
Anorexia is cold. All the time. And I am not just talking about occasional shivers. I am talking 24/7 freezing. Anorexia is not being able to wear shorts and flip flops in the summer because you…
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