on the romanticisation of eating disorders

TW: eating disorders, in-patient treatment, etc. The topic of the romanticisation of eating disorders in the media has been extensively written about. However, I’ve recently observed another resurgence of this–especially a glorification of mental illnesses in general, and more specifically a normalisation of disordered eating.              I’ve been out of residential eating disorder treatment for almost […]

my scarf

My scarf. I started knitting this scarf when I was first admitted to Renfrew. Everyone there already knew how to knit or crochet, or were taught these vital skills within the first week of their admission. Knitting was a safe outlet, a form of creative expression amidst pain. It grounded us and brought us a […]