Eating Disorder Interviews - SnowInHadesWelcome to our first interview as a continuation of my Eating Disorder Awareness article which you can find below:More Like This
Please thank SnowInHades for taking the time to answer these questions for the community!
1. How have you experienced eating disorders, has it been through friends or family, or a personal experience for you? Can you tell us a little bit about it?
My experience with eating disorders is personal and through friends. My first contact with an eating disorder was when I moved in with a lady who was bulimic. I was about 17 years old (1987) and I hadn't even heard of eating disorders back then. Unfortunately, once you find out, you never forget. I have struggled with an addictive personality my entire life and at that time I was a bit chubby and not happy with myself. I had started to exercise, which turned into an addiction in itself and it's something that
Triggers, Triggers Everywhere"Trigger warning."More Like This
If you browse art on dA or Tumblr, you've probably seen these words before.
What exactly is a trigger?
Triggers come in multiple flavors.
Trauma triggersA person who has experienced a severe traumatic event—which isn't just limited to war veterans—may find that a particular sensory experience sends them back to that trauma. Although as camelopardalisinblue rightfully points out, it may not always be a full-scale flashback. Plenty of grey areas. Learn more about PTSD here.
I knew someone who had been abused in a room with fish-themed wallpaper. (Details changed to protect privacy.) So while something like the Jesus fish was tolerable because it was so abstract, they found real fish uncomfortable, and sudden exposure to a similar type of fish drawin
I want to say it...I want to say it,More Like This
Every single day,
So no moment is wasted,
My feelings are remembered,
And that you never forget,
What you mean to me.
Yet I fear you,
None of it I wish to see,
For feeling the way I do.
Allow me to just say
"I love you"