Ana, She Calls To Me

Photo by contributor Rhian Lloyd, a woman who faces mental health challenges every day, including anorexia and depression. In addition to regularly breaking down over her weight and/or feeling low and alone, she also deals with paranoia and panic attacks. Life is definitely a struggle for Rhian, but her passion for photography gets her through most challenges and she is able to... Continue Reading →

Lost Inside My Mind

Please welcome first-time contributor Rhian Lloyd, a woman who faces mental health challenges every day, including anorexia and depression. In addition to regularly breaking down over her weight and/or feeling low and alone, she also deals with paranoia and panic attacks. Life is definitely a struggle for Rhian, but her passion for photography gets her through most challenges and she is able... Continue Reading →

Come Out Fighting

Photos taken by contributor Yael, a woman who has suffered from anxiety and depression since junior high school. After a year of not going out much because of her anxiety, she finally got the courage to talk to a neighbor who ended up introducing her to photography. The two women were able to connect through their shared... Continue Reading →

Flying Free

Photo taken by first-time contributor Kyle Shisler, a 19-year-old man from northern California who recently started college. Kyle has had to overcome numerous challenges including severe depression, anxiety, anger issues, as well as anorexia. Kyle picked up photography three years ago as a sophomore in high school. About this photo: "I took this photo at a classmate's house. It... Continue Reading →

Confinement

Photo taken by contributor Amy Collier, a third-year photography student who has been suffering with Anorexia for five years and has received various forms of treatment. Now in the process of recovery and starting to move on from the illness, Amy uses her photography to express how the illness has effected her life and to come... Continue Reading →

The Year Out

Please welcome first-time contributor Amy Collier, a third-year photography student who has been suffering with Anorexia for five years and has received various forms of treatment. Now in the process of recovery and starting to move on from the illness, Amy uses her photography to express how the illness has effected her life and to come... Continue Reading →

Anorexia: Pain and Stigma

Photo by contributor Toby Upson, an 18-year-old man from England. Last year, Toby was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. His condition was so severe that at one point he was rushed to a hospital where he was given two days to live. Luckily, his body managed to stabilize and he eventually was transferred to a hospital that specialized in mental health. It was... Continue Reading →

Chasing Perfection

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Toby Upson, an 18-year-old man from England. Last year, Toby was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. His condition was so severe that at one point he was rushed to a hospital where he was given two days to live. Luckily, his body managed to stabilize and he eventually was transferred to a hospital that... Continue Reading →

Troll Portraits

Photos taken by first-time contributor Katie Metcalfe, a 26-year-old freelance writer, editor, poet and crafter living in the North East of England, with hopes to move to Norway within the next few years. She has struggled with anorexia for over a decade, and currently lives with manic depression and psychosis, which she manages, the majority of the... Continue Reading →

Lucid Dreaming

  Photos taken by contributor Hayley, a photography and new media student who has suffered from anorexia and anxiety. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. About these photos: "This body of work 'Fairytales' is about how one can look normal from the outside but the sense of self is determined from the inside.... Continue Reading →

Dissociation

Photo taken by Hayley, a photography and new media student who has suffered from anorexia and anxiety. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. About this photo: “Dissociation describes my current self. I have been overwhelmed with stress, anxiety and grief. All these factors have made me feel detached from my body, nothing feels real. It's... Continue Reading →

Identity

Photo taken by Hayley, a photography and new media student who was afflicted with anorexia and anxiety as a teenager. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. About this photo: "This photograph describes how hard it is to be an adolescent, to be judged all the time by not only yourself, but... Continue Reading →

Moving On

Photo taken by Natalia from Boston, Massachusetts. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: These walls only remind me of the feelings of negativity, anxiousness, loneliness, and despair. The blue tiles lined with a hopeless effort to fit in. The floor always reflecting a self conscious, fearful, younger me, who thought... Continue Reading →

My Memory is Fading

Photo taken by Natalia from Boston, MA. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: Looking back on these old Polaroids, snapshots over the past couple of years, it's hard to identify whether I feel nostalgic, sad that I am now so different from that girl smiling, or happy that I feel like... Continue Reading →

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