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Eating disorder? Check. ADHD? Also check.

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Content note: This piece explores eating disorders in detail and with candor, which may be difficult or disturbing to some readers. Take care of yourself and do what you feel is right.

The best piece of licorice I ever ate was in the supply closet of a commercial printing warehouse and office space that I used to clean in college. The worst piece of licorice came a few minutes later.




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