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Poem: Control Freak

Control Freak You knew I used to dance with anorexia and that, sometimes, it still gripped my flesh and whispered in my ear yet you still tried to tell me what to eat.   I am lucky that I’m stronger now and that your words mean nothing to me.

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Poem: The AN Body

Sometimes, writing can be a challenge. Your brain wants to focus on anything other than creative things (like homework, like laundry), and refuses to come up with even a half decent poem. And then, there are days where your brain rapid fires something that hits you right in the feels and is so true that… Continue reading Poem: The AN Body

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Rose Scented Daydreams

A poem written from one of the writing prompts I posted a couple days ago, a brief description of the quick descent into anorexia (image was taken in our rose garden two years ago). Rose Scented Daydreams Her life was rose scented daydreams and valencia filtered images of sunflower fields and steam rising from a… Continue reading Rose Scented Daydreams

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Why Are We Made To Feel Guilty For Eating?

Photo Source: http://www.shineorset.com/2013/10/intuitive-eating.html We see it everywhere. “Guilt free” dessert and meal recipes bombarding pinterest, TV commericals for “better for you” frozen meals. It seems like if you can imagine it, there's a low fat or sugar version of it. There are recipes claiming to be better for you so that you don't have to feel… Continue reading Why Are We Made To Feel Guilty For Eating?