Thank you for shedding some light on your struggle, Shannon Ashley as it helps me better understand what’s going on with those I love.

I cannot imagine a life with food as the enemy and yet this is exactly what you’re describing because society wants to dictate what you look like and how you sustain yourself. This is inhumane and no way to live, and I wish you every strength in continuing to push back against the tyranny of fatphobia.

I hope that you eventually find both self-acceptance and contentment on your own terms.

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