Imagine your worst enemy. Imagine the kid who bullied you relentlessly when you were younger. Imagine the ex who broke your heart. Imagine the person who told you that you weren’t good enough, smart enough, or pretty enough. Now, imagine that person is yourself.
If you are reading this, my assumption is that eating disorders have impacted your life in one way or another. Maybe it’s a friend or family member who has fallen victim to this horrible illness. Maybe it’s you.
My name is Shannon and I am a survivor of Anorexia Nervosa, Major Depressive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
One of my goals for 2020 is to start a personal blog. My purpose is to share my story, challenge the stigma surrounding mental illness, and maybe even offer help or inspiration to anyone who comes across this blog.
I am neither a writer nor a mental health professional. I’m just a 25 year old girl sharing my experience of living a life completely consumed by an eating disorder.
Welcome to my journey.