Yes, I’m Fat. Yes, I Have an Eating Disorder. No, I’m Not Okay.

It’s Summer 2018 and I have my first ever therapy appointment.

I’m sitting in a waiting room, posters for beauty treatments all around me. They say they can freeze fat, remove cellulite and make me attractive. On the table in front of me are magazines piled with pictures of women that taunt me. I feel inadequate just looking at their bodies plastered on…