The only weight young girls need to lose is the weight of a capitalist agenda that preys on the insecurity we teach them to have. 
There are many things we do on a daily basis that seem innocent, but may pave the way for serious mental and physical health issues in future.
We were friends forever, but I couldn’t be friends with her illness.
“I thought I’d always be fat, ugly, and useless.”
Culturally, eating disorders are associated with models, ballerinas and teenage girls desperate to look like Taylor Swift. We see stick thin girls with gaunt, sallow faces; ribs eerily prominent. The phrase ‘unrealistic...