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david karp holds us hostage
We paid David good money to keep you here
You’re not going anywhere
Just a little announcement that eating disorders are in no way ‘fun’ or a ‘quirk’ or make you more special than anyone else. They don’t make you skinny, they make you sick. You don’t get that ‘cute summer body’, you get hospitals and doctors appointments and IV’s and feeding tubes. "But everyone with eating disorders have bones and are so skinny!!" No, everyone with eating disorders are sick. You aren’t going to gain confidence when you lose weight, you’re going to gain self loathing.
You think you are able to control this, but you’re wrong. It gets to a point after being able to starve yourself for a period of time, being able to throw up everything you eat, telling yourself that you will stop when you are thin… that you don’t have any control over it anymore. You don’t control your disorder, your disorder controls you. We can’t stop listening to what our disorder is making us believe. No amount of compliments or persuasion will make us feel like we are worth what you want us to think. Anorexia is not a lifestyle, bulimia is not a diet, ednos is not a phase. You can’t wake up one morning and say that you are all better. That’s not how eating disorders work.
You aren’t going to be ‘lovely’ and you certainly aren’t going to be ‘tragically beautiful’. You’re going to be living in doctors offices. You won’t have your skinny cute body and be super popular with lots of friends. You are going to have rotting teeth, dry skin no matter how much lotion you put on, you’ll lose your hair and it will fall out in clumps just from touching it. You’ll be throwing up blood, crying at the sight of food, and passing out when you try to stand up.
“But I can stop when i want to!!” Nope. You’re wrong again. An eating disorder doesn’t go away when you tell it to. It can take years upon years to fully recover from one, and even then there is still a chance on relapse. It’s not a fun summer diet, it’s a lifetime of disease and mental torture.
I just want all of you to think: When you tell someone they don’t look sick enough to have an eating disorder, do you really know what ‘sick’ is? It’s not the weight. It’s the side effects. You can’t tell by looking at someone that their heart is failing, that their bones are crumbling, that their will to live is completely shattered. When you tell someone they aren’t sick enough, what do you think that person is thinking.. That they are fake? That they are pathetic? What does that in turn make that person do. It makes them want to get sicker, and sicker. You are encouraging someone to kill and torture their souls and their bodies. Before clicking that little send button, do you really want to be responsible for someone’s relapse? Do you want to be responsible for someone throwing up blood on their bathroom floor after eating a piece of fruit because “they aren’t sick enough”.
I’ve spent way too much of my life in and out of hospitals, sitting in doctors offices, being poked and pried by needles and heart monitors. No one should have to go through this. Ever. Think before you say something that could encourage a terminal disease.
[CLIMBS TO THE TOP OF A BIG HILL AND SHOUTS] scHOOL MAKES ME FEEL DUMB AND USELESS AND SORT OF LIKE I’M DROWNING AND IT MAKES ME HATE MYSELF EVEN MORE THAN I DO ANYWAY THESE DAYS AND I REALLY DON’T WANT TO GO TOMORROW
why don’t i have followers that are obsessed with me this is bullshit
i have no interest in small talk tell me about ur childhood and what ur parents are like and how many siblings u have and if u are afraid of death or if u believe in an afterlife and what ur favorite movie is and if u like romantic comedies or horror movies or action movies and what kind of music u like and why and tell me the bands or artists u loved in middle school but are too ashamed to admit to anyone else
there’s a difference between “lazy” and “i don’t want to fucking do that shit”
never thought 150 thousand people would agree with me
What if your parents found or saw your tumblr how many of you would be screwed repost if you would be
I’m so fucking weird
I’m the nicest rude person you’ll ever meet.
I don’t give a fuck about anything but at the same time, I care about a lot.
I hate people but I develop crushes easily.
I hate myself but I’m completely fabulous.
I need help.
this is the most accurate thing I’ve ever read.
Omg this is so me
a kid from my school just got expelled today for pretending to be russian for 8 months. he pretended he couldn’t read, write or talk english he did good in all his classes because he had all the teachers and principles convinced he just moved from russia, so they didn’t make him do any work
has no one asked how they found out this kid wasn’t russian
How didn’t they find out I really want to know now