He Called Me The “T” Word.

Our first submission piece in Eating Disorder Awareness Week comes from Morgan, titled “He Called Me The ‘T’ Word.”

Throwback Thursday, time to choose a tacky photo to make a thoughtful post about good times from years before:

Screen Shot 2016-02-23 at 5.00.20 PM“#tbt to freshman year homecoming- miss yah girly”

Steady stream of likes flow in, slowing to a trickle as the day goes on.

3 hours after posting, there was a dink of a notification:

“Looking really thin Morgan, *thumbs up emoji*”

Looking really thin Morgan.

Looking really thin Morgan?

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“Recovered and Still Struggling: Living Life Post ED” – Coping: This is Who We Are Entry 13

Is that really all you’re eating?” is a phrase I’ve been asked countless times. I think no matter how old I am, or where I go, this question will always cause my face to turn red.

Having an eating disorder (ED) can be pretty confusing to those who haven’t experienced one before. When you have one, regardless of its severity, you live in a constant state of self-judgment. Every move you make is monitored by your brain. Whether it’s choosing something to wear, what you are eating, or going into a public place, you are constantly on alert of what you look like to others.

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