Starved Blog Archive on July 10, 2011, 14:58

by Raven, age 15

I stepped onto the scale and held my breath as the hateful little needle spun around. Maybe it would slow down and stop on the 100. Slow down, stop, go back—

107 pounds. I collapsed to the floor and groaned. I had gained five pounds over the holidays. I had promised myself that I would use restraint, but I hadn’t.

They won’t let me jockey anymore… I’m too fat…

I stood up and blinked tears out of my eyes. Crying might seem silly to some. Hey, it’s just five pounds. Get over it. But they didn’t understand. Nobody did.

My world

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