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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #disorders

To anyone who thinks eating disorders are something rich, bored white girls do to get attention, I bid you bite me. I have frequent, intense, inappropriate outbursts of anger over the lies little girls are told about what is beautiful.

Stacy Pershall


I failed eating, failed drinking, failed not cutting myself into shreds. Failed friendship. Failed sisterhood and daughterhood. Failed mirrors and scales and phone calls. Good thing I'm stable.

Laurie Halse Anderson


What was that bit about fish sticks?” he asked, climbing back into the SUV. “Oh, pretty clever of her actually, though I thought it ridiculous at the time. Sometimes Mom gets paranoid, thinks people might be out to get her, out to get me.” I laughed nervously at how close that hit to home. “Anyway, one night she was really freaked out and came up with a code. If I was ever kidnapped or something, she would say something about me liking fish sticks. If I said I wanted fish sticks, that meant I was in danger and needed help, no matter what else I’d said to her that I was fine.” “So by you saying you hate fish sticks…”“She knows I’m fine and she doesn’t need to further involve the police. Who says bipolar disorder can’t be useful?

Christina Garner

#good-to-know #intresting #mental-disorders #funny

Overhead, the glass envelope of the Insomnia Balloon is malfunctioning. It blinks on and off at arrhythmic intervals, making the world go gray:black, gray:black. In the distance, a knot of twisted trees flashes like cerebral circuitry.

Karen Russell

#sleep-disorders #home

We turn skeletons into goddesses and look to them as if they might teach us how not to need.

Marya Hornbacher

#bulimia #eating-disorders #skeletons #thin #teaching

I wish I had cancer. I will burn in hell for that, but it's true.

Laurie Halse Anderson


I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through.

Laurie Halse Anderson


Except you cannot outrun insanity, anymore than you can outrun your own shadow.

Alyssa Reyans

#bipolar-disorder #depression #mental-illness #mood-disorders #mental-illness

Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.

Naomi Wolf

#beauty #body-image #eating-disorders #self-esteem #society

Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.

Vanessa Carlton

#anxiety #because #become #develop #disorders

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