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On Being a Fat Person With Anorexia

“It doesn’t matter how you do it, just lose the weight”

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Note: This essay contains mentions of eating disorder behaviors, self-harm, fatphobia, and weight loss surgery. Although I tried to be as vague as I could around specific behaviors, there are parts of this that may be difficult to read if you are actively struggling with an eating disorder. Help and support are




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