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On "Wearing It On Your Sleeve"

For the past few weeks, I’ve had a feeding tube.

A Nasojejunal, or NJ, tube goes into the nose, down the esophagus, through the stomach, and then ends in the small intestine. 911 more words

Mental Health

A Beating Heart

While I was in treatment for bulimia nervosa at Center for Change I was asked to read a packet about the “Side Effects of Eating Disorders”. 381 more words

Home for the Holidays with an Eating Disorder

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ….at least that’s what everyone keeps singing…But what if it’s not? If you struggle with or know someone who struggles with an eating disorder, you understand how difficult this time can be. 437 more words

Pressure

I can’t live with this pressure. This is what students at my school generally say in the stressful month of November. Not every student’s struggle is the same, whether it be about school, personal life, commitments, or extracurriculars everything gets to be too much. 810 more words

We need to talk.

They don’t tell you the unpleasant parts of having a mental illness.

Having depression just turned into millennial humor, and anxiety is cute now. The slightest bit of shock and oh dear did you just have an anxiety attack or was it just adrenaline. 1,091 more words

Blur.

Tuesday...

So today was third session of ect. It’s getting really painful to have and really affecting my memeory. Not just the short term memeory ether it’s affecting the long term memeory too. 233 more words

Mental Health

Anorexia is a Religion

“I turned to my right – she wasn’t there. Something’s not right. Someone has left. She faded faster than a shadow ever did. Then it struck me: she hasn’t been around for a long time. 909 more words