diet culture bullshit, intuitive eating

Discovering myself in Donutland

All of us, whether we are for or against diet culture, exist on a spectrum between Dietland and Donutland. Dietland is the world where you are consumed with food and dieting. You obsessively count calories or points or don't eat certain types of food because they are "bad" and you weigh yourself constantly. People who… Continue reading Discovering myself in Donutland

body image, mental health, swimming

How a sea witch and Shrill made me find my sense of self again

The thing about depression is you don't always realize you're in the middle of an episode until you're out of it. For the past few, well, months really, I've been living under a dark and cloudy haze. I was barely keeping my head above water, desperately fighting against the current that wanted to pull me… Continue reading How a sea witch and Shrill made me find my sense of self again