ihtm contest
My story is about what I went through, trying and failing to protect her and the tragic inaction by police, social workers and the family court system that created a nightmare I never thought we’d escape.
eating disorders
When news outlets cover eating disorder issues as if they are a brand-new thing, or just a craze among some teen girls who have been exposed to too much Photoshopping, they’re delegitimizing the struggle of eating disorder patients past and present.
In the seven years of my off-and-on affair with cutting, I've crossed several lines I promised I wouldn't.
Eating again was confusing at first -- after not listening to my body for so long, I honestly couldn’t tell the difference between when I was hungry and when I was full.
trigger warnings
Nuance often seems to be a disappearing feature on the Internet, and this is yet another case where it has extremely harmful consequences.

May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm | 37 comments

I’ve never had such a triggering public freak-out, and I’m not sure when I’ll get over it.