I am fat. And it doesn’t bother me at all.
I’m a size 18/20, an 18 in some labels, a 20 in others. I remember clearly when I decided I was going to accept my body just as it was. 1,582 more words
Content Warning: discussion of drastic weight loss, disordered eating, and body dysphoria.
Last week was eating disorder awareness week and several strong and courageous people I love shared bits of their eating disorder and recovery stories on their social media accounts. 1,789 more words
Yesterday while I was at work (I work in a hospital dietary office), I was talking to a nurse about a patient’s meal options. I was telling her I was unable to order a cheeseburger for a patient as the patient was recovering from open heart surgery (as in the system literally would not let me choose the cheeseburger as an option, not that I didn’t think the patient should have it, which is another post in itself). 580 more words