Author: Sierra Turner

Sierra is a 24-year-old born and raised in beautiful Vancouver. She is currently taking time to focus on her health and happiness, with big goals and dreams to keep her inspired and motivated. You can often find her exploring one of Vancouver’s many (incredible) coffee shops, or walking the seawall with her newest fur-addition, Maisie. |

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    Midnight Snacks, Night Sweats, and Zits

    This is My Recovery from Anorexia

    Fighting is eating in the middle of night. It’s crying as my hair continues to fall out, despite the nourishment I’m finally giving myself. It’s living in a gassy, bloated, and constipated body as my digestive system repairs itself. It is forcing myself out the door to have coffee with a friend, when all I want to do is hide under my comforter. It’s facing the fact that I have to grow up, that I can’t stay a child forever. It’s smiling when the doctor congratulates me on my weight gain, only to leave his office in tears, mentally formulating my relapse.

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