"I once felt guilty because a friend spent thirty minutes looking for parking near the cafe I chose to meet them at."
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.
"Heart reacts" and "hope you're okay" comments on Facebook, however well-intentioned they are, often aren't enough.
If your goal for therapy is impossible? You might give up before you ever get to the good stuff.
It's powerful to begin a new year by saying, "I'm choosing me."
I'm hoping the person who needs this will read it.
I've shared the "self-care isn't selfish" memes countless times, and yet here I am, struggling to give myself permission to be happy.