EDIT: I recently wrote a new piece reviewing To The Bone for Fashion Fix Daily, with quite a different reaction. You can read it here:
What Life is Really Like In An Eating Disorder Hospital
Find out why I loved 13 Reasons Why, and why I’m terrified about To The Bone.The images in this post are embroidered artworks by the incredible Ana Teresa Barboza.
*TRIGGER WARSPOILER SPOLIER ALERTS*
Find out how I’ve learned to accept and enjoy a healthy body during recovery from an eating disorder, with self-love, self-care and confidence.
Here’s the thing about mental health…it’s a stubborn little bastard.
Find out why I’m still on anti-depressants and still attend therapy, even after all this time.
Strange title for a blog post, I know, but lately I’ve been reflecting on the illustrious thigh gap. A small gap between the thighs, pre-determined by the width of your hips and exaggerated by extreme weight loss, somehow comes to gather a meaning reflective of self-worth.
I’ve been thinking about doing this blog post, Blogger Anxiety, for a good few months now. In fact, its almost been giving me blogger anxiety. Oh the irony! Basically, I’m not diagnosing myself with a newfangled mental health issue, I’m just simplifying the huge bank of worries that as a blogger I experience daily, and I’m sure many other bloggers do too. I believe that being a creative individual automatically gives you a million things to be anxious about, so this overview can probably be applied to anyone from musicians to models. However, its not all doom and gloom, as I will be offering a few tips for newbies to help break through the barriers of self doubt.