I’m Anorexic — But I’m Also Fat

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What comes to your mind when you think of an anorexic? If you’re like I was, it’s probably a waifish, slender ballerina, the kind of woman who always looks younger than she is. The kind who can wear a long-sleeved, scoop-neck t-shirt that shows the prominence of her collarbones.

That’s what I aspired to be like throughout my teens and early 20s. My vision of the ideal female body has never progressed past…



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