A Former Anorexic’s Guide to Feeding Your Body (and Imperfect Prose)

I am at the splash park with my boys, and there is a little girl, unable to move because she’s so obese.She waddles across the sand in her two-piece and then flops down on the ground and wails until her father picks her up and places her on the picnic table and...

imperfect prose on thursdays: about a skinny girl who wrote an eating disorder book

Maybe it’s one of the reasons I whisper hallelujah each time I find a boy in my womb growing long and limber, although I know eating disorders are just as real for them, 25 per cent real in fact, and we just don’t realize it. That men sometimes hide in toilet bowls...

imperfect prose on thursdays: the day i should have died

Rachel Naomi Reimer wrote, “What a blessing it is to outlive your self-judgement and harvest your failures.”I think it’s a blessing just to outlive something.Because the nurses said I should have died. Funny, I didn’t feel like I was dying. I didn’t really feel like I...