Girls developed eating disorders when our culture developed a standard of beauty that they couldn’t obtain by being healthy. When unnatural thinness became attractive, girls did unnatural things to be thin.
And I said to my body, softy: “I want to be your friend”. It took a long breath, and replied: I have been waiting my whole life for this.
Feeling guilty for eating when you’re hungry is like feeling for breathing when your lungs need oxygen. We’ve literally been taught to be ashamed or our basic human needs. Refuse to feel the shame. You are allowed to eat.