Diary of an Actual Anorexic

“You are anorexic.” I have been diagnosed. It’s official. I have anorexia. At 5’7″ and 120.4 pounds, I’m not actually underweight (that’s 118). But I have anorexia. I didn’t know that was a thing. But I have anorexia, and probably have had it as many as 16 years when I first became restrictive in 2002 […]

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Diary of a Psychological Anorexic

An essay circa 2007: Long term, I would love to be a size 2. But, perhaps my first goal right now would be to get back in my old jeans. I remember the day I fit into size 2 Gap jeans. I danced in the fitting room. I am a psychological anorexic. I don’t know […]

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