Tag Archives | anorexia

The weight of fear {guest post}

I heard Emily Wierenga’s voice for the first time a while ago, on a youtube video, and I smiled, because it so perfectly matches her blog. She speaks softly and gently so you need to lean in close; it is full of sweetness and sparkles with the kind of joy that has been hard-won. I […]

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The girl who always said no {guest post}

Emma Scrivener’s book, A New Name, on her journey with anorexia, is one of the most gripping autobiographies I’ve ever read. I love her witty, insightful blog, and I’m excited that she’s writing something of her own God and Suffering story here. Over to Emma: If you’d met me seven years ago, here’s what you’d […]

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Chasing Silhouettes: a review

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare.   You watch your child picking again at their food. You rationalise that lots of children are fussy eaters, and that doesn’t mean anything.   Time passes. The length of time they spend in the bathroom increases – but that’s normal for a teenager, right?   More time passes. You […]

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A New Name: When it’s bad to be the ‘good girl’

What kind of label did you have as you were growing up?   There are many ways that we’re labelled to differentiate ourselves from others.  Amongst our family or friends we become known as ‘the pretty one’, ‘the funny one’, ‘the smart one’, ‘the rebel’, ‘the loud one’.  These labels form part of our identity, […]

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