I know everyone says this, but the screen time on my phone has become absolutely baffling Almost every time I go on Instagram, it ends up leaving me in a worse headspace than I initially had before logging on—and yet, the cycle inevitably continues. Whether it be about comparing my productivity, preparations for college applications, […]
Self-Image and philosophy!
Apologies for my extended absence! I’ve been really caught up with life, and living it to its fullest. I have been so joyful, so confident in myself, and so grateful for everything. Thank you family, friends, and peers, for being such amazing influences! I love you more than anything; I am incredibly lucky to be […]
I’m willing to bet that all of you, regardless of whether you’ve had an eating disorder or not, have struggled with negative body image at least once in your life. How did you respond to it? Did you just ignore it, did you have anxiety, did you wallow in its burdening effects? For me, bad […]
Something I’ve always struggled with is comparing myself to my peers, whether it be my intelligence, my character, my appearance, or a plethora of other things. Before my eating disorder manifested itself, I kind of repressed those feelings, not dealing with- or even acknowledging- them. My eating disorder was a way to numb those feelings […]
There is no magic cure, no making it go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore. — Laurie Halse Anderson As said on the homepage, I am Maria Hromcenco, a 17-year-old recovering from Anorexia. Please subscribe to get notifications for my posts! […]