Psychologically stable, behaviorally disordered
Size zero. Zero calories. Double zero. Zero fat. Zero guilt. Zero shame. Zero laziness. Below zero. Zero tears. Zero cuts. Zero scars. BMI of zero. Zero percent. Zero failure. Zero pounds and zero ounces. Zero grams of fat. Zero carbohydrates. Zero degrees. Zero flab. Zero drab. Zero fat. You are a zero. Nothing but a zero. You deserve zero. Zero food. Zero love. Zero hate. Zero kilograms. Zero...
“You become addicted to a number of their effects. The two most basic and important: the pure adrenaline that kicks in when you’re starving-you’re high as a kite, sleepless, full of a frenetic, unstable energy- the heightened intensity of experience that eating disorders initially induce. At first, everything tastes and smells intense, tactile experience is intense, your own drive and energy...
I wanted to kill the me underneath. That fact haunted my days and nights. When...– Marya Hornbacher
Monsters don't sleep under your bed. They sleep...