"I have to unconditionally surrender to the care and support of those around me. I have to be willing to let my heart be nourished just as much as my body."
"As a patient in a larger body, I feel it's important that we are on the same page regarding my treatment."
"‘You three get two scoops of ice cream.’ She then looked at me and said, ‘You’ll get a kiddie scoop.’”
I’m breathless now, looking back at all the ways you would not back down from survival.
Eating disorders are built on a house of lies, but if it's the only house you've ever lived in, you just won't see it that way.
I used my proximity to body positive spaces to disregard the very idea that I needed help — and I'm paying the price physically, mentally, and emotionally now.
I genuinely believe these are some of the most important conversions to be having in our community right now.
"I hadn't known up until that point that there were actually trans people that thrived on being violent towards other trans people."
When I gained weight, I was convinced that it was the end of my self-esteem – I had no idea that it was actually the beginning of an unconditional love for myself.
Our idealization of Ruby Rose represents a larger problem in popular culture – the very limited portrayals of androgyny.