How could I balance feeling like myself again with protecting myself from falling back into the body obsession abyss? Continue reading What happens when health and recovery get in a fight
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It’s Sunday, 9.31am, and I’m on my yoga mat. I’m right in the middle of the room, surrounded by 49 other yoga addicts. Nothing unusual about that, except that I’m crying. In the quiet stillness of dozens of people intensely focusing on their breath I reach gingerly for my sweat towel. Hoping the teacher isn’t wondering why I need… Continue reading Repost from 2017: How to stop feeling down
My face used to be my consolation when I despised my body for being ‘fat’. Now the reflection of my face in the mirror is a reminder of my failings too.