Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

I Stopped Purging to Run a Half-Marathon

I had to choose between my eating disorder and my goal

It started when I was fifteen, maybe sixteen at a push. It’s strange that I can’t really remember exactly when it started. I had always felt lost in my body, uncomfortable with my size, a lump next to the other girls. I remember the first time I tried to see how long I could go without eating. I was…



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Fleurine Tideman

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