Why I Binge: Unraveling a Lifetime of Disordered Eating

Lily Kairis
The Startup
Published in
10 min readAug 22, 2019

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Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

People ask me sometimes: “Why do you do it?” (Binge, that is.) “I mean… you look great. You seem healthy. I just don’t get it.”

I can never come up with a simple answer.

But here is my attempt.

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Lily Kairis
The Startup

Future sex therapist. Lover of podcasts, farmer’s markets, dark chocolate, & self-love. Writing about my young adulthood, one messy struggle at a time.