Tags » Dysmorphia

372. Esteem

About seeing yourself how you see others… (Noting the photo above)

Me through my lens for someone else:

He’s quite cute I thought,

I would, … 61 more words

Eli Woodbine


The woman in mirror is enormous, thick of waist, and with large, sagging breasts. Her arms and legs are long and thin and flabby… they´re arched. 200 more words

Careless or Carefree..

I was visiting with my spiritual director awhile back……working on some more stuff with my healing journey.

I was expressing how I finally realized a few gaps that needed to be filled with my healing……how I was able to truly see the correlation between my sexual abuses and my dysmorphia and even my current health of hashimoto’s.   837 more words

Chasing Control

This is a reflective piece which was recently published in Judy’s Punch, the annual publication by the University of Melbourne Student Union’s Women’s Department.

Content warnings: Eating disorder, fatphobia, food… 1,193 more words

Mental Health/illness


I’ve been thinking about coping. What does coping mean? What is there to “cope” with?

I’ve been thinking about self care. Is that something that we do consciously? 437 more words


Falling from grace

I was reminded recently that I was not a graceful child. So graceless in fact that my mother cut short my career as a ballerina at the age of 5 (or maybe even 4 years old). 305 more words

Proving Myself To Myself

The past week or so has afforded me multiple opportunities to prove to myself that I can take care of myself. These have been really valuable for me as I often lack confidence in my own ability to look after myself and feel that I rely too heavily on others. 912 more words