Why I Share My Story

I know many anorexics, bulimics, and other disordered eaters who prefer to keep their experiences tightly under wraps - a book bound, locked, and hidden under the floorboards. And I can understand why - who wants to reopen old wounds or expose what might be perceived as weaknesses? But somehow, I’ve never really felt that way. For the most part, I’ve always been quite open about my life as an anorexic in recovery, from the moment I was first diagnosed. Why? Well, a few reasons come to mind…