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12 Things People Don’t Understand About Eating Disorders

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http://www.buzzfeed.com/ariannarebolini/things-people-dont-understand-about-eating-disorders?s=mobile

I had a read of this and went from quite happy to wanting to cry. To read descriptions of what I have is both hard and uplifting. I say the latter because talking about this issue,  getting it out there is great! So although I have shared it on my Facebook page,  I was vague about whether I have one. I wonder if now is the time to ‘come out’ and tell my friends. Yet I have faces of friends and family running through my head of disappointment, disbelief and judgment. It’s scary but I want to be part of the movement trying to end stigma. I just have no idea if the move would ease pressure or push it higher, can I take that gamble when I’m in a fragile chapter?