My battery is draining, and I’m forced to put it away. Now what? I am left sitting with my burrito salad and fancy juice drink, feeling vulnerable and judged.
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) states that in the United States alone, more than 20 million women and 10 million men have suffered from eating disorders that are clinically significant.
I believed it was saving my life, when in fact, it was slowly doing the opposite. Years of treatment and hospitalizations were spaced out between brief periods of “semi” efforts at recovery.