Eating Can Be Really Hard

Trigger warning: this piece discusses disordered eating. 

Eating can be really hard. So hard that it feels impossible. I can understand that. I also understand that people need food to fuel their bodies. It’s not a choice, it’s a need. 

I have personally struggled with my eating so I can relate. I usually try and buy foods that are easier to eat, although I do branch out a bit and try other foods that I used to eat. Often, it feels scary because I know that when I ate them, it didn’t harm me. In fact, it didn’t really do anything at all except for fuel my body.

Try and have a little something to eat now. I know it’s hard, but you need it. It doesn’t have to be big but I do want you to try something so that you can put a little fuel and energy into your body.

Keep fighting,

You got this!


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