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The Deeper Harm of Diet Culture

The Deeper Harm of Diet Culture

"Diet culture has engrained in us that, as women, we are defined by our bodies. We are taught from a very early age to be small, pretty, quiet, fragile. We are taught this is what it means to be feminine. A woman’s body is not an object. Our bodies are not something for other people to comment on."

An Excerpt from "The Courage to Hope"-coming later 2021

I sat at the foot of the bed as the nurse went over the long list of rules: no walking, no getting up out of bed unassisted, three meals and snacks must be completely eaten or I would be given a feeding tube, no visitors other than my immediate family.

I started to cry. “Mom, please don’t leave me here,” I pleaded. “I will eat. I promise. I don’t want to be here.”
An Excerpt from "The Courage to Hope"-coming later 2021