This may shock you!
As soon as I realized that what I have, in a third-world country, is something senseless, selfish and superficial, yes, but more so something praised for its self-discipline and commonalities with Mary-Kate Olsen, I stopped talking about it. I refuse to be lauded for this disorder.
6. You make room for Netflix in bed.
You don’t want your moral food standards to be trivialized by the masses, and by this point having Pinterest boards with names like The Simple Veganista or Raw Food is practically as obligatory as having a board for your future wedding. You are more unique, so make sure your eating habits are too.
“No matter how hard you try, you will never be ‘one of the guys,’ so don’t take it personally if you don’t get invited to some things.”
Picky appetizer people ruin meals (and lives).
The guacamole on my Chipotle order doesn’t cost extra.
I used to live by this Kate Moss quote, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” Well, skinny hurts. A lot. Skinny made my skin pale and dry, it caused my hair to fall incessantly and my cheeks too become hollow.
Being able to talk to people who are fighting the same demons as I am is incredibly comforting. My friends and family try to be understanding, but they’ll never truly get it, and a small part of me is always worried they’re judging me, just a little bit.
She buys me a new scale for every apartment I’ve had, the old one having mysteriously disappeared. Even today, we email each other our weights on a daily basis.