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Recovery Manifesto

Your body is really nothing more than a pair of shoes.

They start out spotless, like a blank canvas.

They carry you from place to place. 429 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery

An Angry Poem

Written on behalf of a female friend who received unwanted fashion advice from a man she barely knew

You think you’re Gok Wan giving fashion advice. 492 more words


'Not Beautiful'

When I look around me, I see beauty
I see beauty in the trees
The sun sifting through the leaves
and the sun leaving shadows… 361 more words


Two plus-size influencers asked to be photoshopped to make a powerful point

This is Diana Sirokai and Callie Thorpe.

They’re two pretty huge figures in the body positivity movement.

They regularly speak out against society’s beauty standards and sizeist attitudes…so it gave people a bit of a shock when Diana uploaded a heavily Photoshopped picture of them both to Instagram. 361 more words


Life after an ED in a World Obsessed with Weight

The world we live in is obsessed with weight. Obsessed with being thin, or having an athletic build, or what everyone is eating, and when they’re eating, and are they losing weight, how did they lose weight, how can I lose weight, how can I look like that. 1,065 more words

Mental Health

Saturday Thoughts

A couple years ago I wrote a blog post for my friend, Amanda. I wrote about how I dealt with body dysmorphia and how it affected my life. 289 more words


"You are not a Situation" - Day 21

The other day I left Model Citizens, a vintage store found just off of Duckworth St. in downtown St. John’s, feeling the warmth of gratitude – gratitude for people who say it like it is and don’t let others, like me, get away with blind self-pity. 192 more words

St. John's Adventure