Dear Dad, I’m not sure how I got to this very dark place. And I’m even less sure how to navigate my way out of it. I’m also not sure why I feel so worthless, like such a burden and so alone. And I’m even less sure how to go about ridding myself of these feelings. What I AM sure of, however, is how much I need you tonight. I need a strong shoulder to…

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Now you ramp it up and meet that challenge head on. So you are right where you need to be, learning the exact lessons you need to learn. Don’t shrink back. Stand up and fight! -Quote from Beating Ana When someone bullies you, it is very normal to feel scared. There is no reason to shame yourself for feeling a burst of fear when ED starts in on you. Any person – even the bravest…

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  “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” William Shakespeare There are a lot of things about the eating disorder mind I likely will never understand, nor, I suspect, will anyone else who hasn’t lived with it. But there is one piece that I do get – a sentiment shared by many whose lives have been abruptly interrupted by these and other officious intermeddlers, especially for extended periods of time – and yet I’ve…

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