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I do know it kind of happened very quickly. It is really fucking scary for me to see something that got people arrested and disbarred from the medical profession in my country 15 years ago is coming back and gaining strength. Dating as a plus-size woman, you see, is an exercise rooted more in patience and frustration than in romance.
They really believe they are innocent here, that they are not doing harm.
At the end of the night, we kissed and he said he wanted to see me again. And right now, plenty of these blogs are harassing our blog with triggering messages and hate mail, writing posts about how horrible they think we are, etc. Childhood famine that includes dieting and starvation increases risk of type 2 diabetes Adolescents who engage in unhealthy weight-control behaviors such as dieting and binge eating are three times more likely five years later to be overweight than adolescents who did not engage in those behaviors.
A wave of embarrassment and humiliation washed over me, and I went into my bathroom and cried.
Asked by queen-meme. The problem is the actions and rhetoric of pro-ana blogs, and how this rhetoric harms fat people and people with eating disorders alike.
Oh, you sweet summer child. This is wrong on so many levels. When we have repeatedly asked people to remember that anorexic people are not the enemy and that many, many good anorexic people who would never be fatphobic exist. I felt sick. Anorexic people are not our enemy.
We had a great time during the three or so hours we spent together — we laughed, we exchanged hilarious date-fail stories, we spoke about our families, likes and dislikes…just normal date stuff, you know? But you can. That was the last time I heard from him.
Cut to this week when I receive an email from a friend of his. And it seems that pro-ana is growing in number and in popularity, but to be fair, Tumblr puts it on my dash constantly.
And plenty of people outside of the pro-ana community share beliefs and ideas with them. Some of us have struggled with disordered eating ourselves.