Three years ago I shared publicly for the first time that I suffered from Anorexia Nervosa and that was one of the hardest self disclosures I ever did. I debated for months and months about whether I was brave enough to allow the world in on my little secret.
Thank you Ciara Bravo for portraying Emma so well and giving me and many others a voice that we never will. You used entertainment to show a beautifully authentic look at what it means to battle Anorexia. I cannot help but cry when I hear the declarations and struggles of this character because I know they are ones
I would argue that your name definitely is important in deciding who you are going to be. Of course there are many different elements that are more important but I feel like a name definitely is a subconscious contributor
I am the annoyingly talkative ninety-five percent extroverted girl who loves nothing more than to express what is going on in her head. But I have a… Read more “The Paradox of A Socially Anxious Extrovert”
I hope my struggle with self harming will help people understand why one might self harm in order to help them heal.
I can understand her mental illness because I’ve experienced what it is like to feel something irrational but believe it is true because it seems impossible for it not to be so
The thing most people notice about this sixteen year old girl is normally that she’s loud, sarcastic and skinny. I can’t remember how many people have hugged me and then commented “darn you’re skinny!”