‘Look at your legs’
‘Just don’t lose anymore weight, ok?’
I could hear the concern in her voice as she said it, and as a regular customer at the cafe I work at, I know she really meant no harm.
But her words stuck with me, as well as everyone else’s who had commented that I looked thinner recently.
Truthfully, it was not an intentional weight loss, as had been my first serious diet at 20 that spiralled into a seven year eating disorder.
Back then, I had tried to lose unnecessary weight, and restricted myself of food so much that I developed a binge eating disorder.
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