slaying the dragon: overcoming an eating disorder

 In high school,  I opened the door to life with an eating disorder. With all  its empty promises to bring me into a place of beauty, satisfaction and worth–and its merciless routines and obsessions that were such a burden.  Even in the good times, they hung like a cloud over my life and always led me…

There is hope…

No, this is real. There is hope. There is peace that comes when your every waking hour is no longer consumed with wrestling and fighting a dragon that cannot be appeased. There is freedom from self-loathing and shame…release from the intense emptiness that can never be filled…no more hiding and suffering alone. There is hope.