"I don't feel well"
"I ate before I came"
Then someone tells me how good I look and for a moment... I am happy. But when I'm alone, no one hears me cry.
I need you to know I'm not through the night. Some days I'm still fighting to walk towards the light. I need you to know that we'll be okay. Together we can make it through another day.
I don't know the first time I felt un-beautiful. The day I chose not to eat.
What I do know is how I changed my life forever.
I know I should know better.
So I'm letting go.
You should know you're not on your own,
These secrets are walls that keep us alone.
I don't know when, but I know now:
together we'll make it through somehow.
I saw this video for the first time in grade 11 or 12,
and it really stuck with me. Powerful stuff.
it takes a lot of courage to admit you need help,
so just know that people (including myself) are there for you.