My name is (redacted). For the past eighteen months, I have been working tirelessly to recover from anorexia. It has been a challenging and difficult journey, but the rewards have been so worth it.
It all started eighteen months ago when I stopped being able to look at myself in the mirror and no matter how much weight I lost, my inner thoughts told me it wasn’t enough. That was a huge red flag for me that something was very wrong.
At first, I felt scared to reach out for help because of the shame and guilt that go along with an eating disorder. But eventually, I knew I had to be brave and take that first step if this was going to get better. I’m so glad I took that plunge into recovery.
I want others who may be struggling to know that it does get better; You can and will recover if you seek out help by surrounding yourself with support systems from people who love you as well as qualified professionals like certified dietitians, psychiatrists, and