Eating Disorders: The Misconceptions

As someone who has suffered from a lot of different eating disorders – anorexia, bulimia, binge eating – I wanted to use my experience to help clear up a few myths and misconceptions that tend to surround disordered eating.

This blog post contains descriptions of eating disorders and could be potentially triggering, especially to anyone in recovery. If you feel that you could be affected negatively by this, please stop reading here.

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My Mental Health: Eating Disorders

When I first started thinking about creating a blog, I wasn’t sure as to what theme I would have. I then thought that while this blog is personal to me and supposed to be something to be enjoyed (and hey, if it leads somewhere bigger, that’s a bonus), it’s also out there on the internet for anyone to read. So in this regard, I thought it would be a good platform to write about my own experiences. It’s a good exercise for myself, and if there’s a possibility that reading my blog could help someone else, then all the better.

(This post will be discussing my experiences with eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and BDD. If you are in any way triggered by this, please stop reading here.)

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