Tess Holliday hopes anorexia revelation helps others

Tess Holliday hopes anorexia revelation helps others

Holliday recently went public with a diagnosis of anorexia she said she has received from a professional. "I've had a lot of messages from folks that are anorexic that are livid and angry because they feel like I'm lying," she said. "I am plus size, but advocating for diversity and larger bodies, and so I think for people hearing me say I'm anorexic was really jarring and hard and confusing." But Holliday says she has had an eating disorder for years. Earlier this month she tweeted "I'm anorexic & in recovery. I'm not ashamed to say it out loud anymore." I'm anorexic & in recovery. I'm not ashamed to say it out loud anymore. I'm the result of a culture that celebrates thinness & equates that to worth, but I get to write my own narrative now. I'm finally able to care for a body that I've punished my entire life & I am finally free — Tess H🍒lliday (@Tess_Holliday) May 1, 2021 "I'm the result of a culture that celebrates thinness & equates that to worth, but I get …
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