Body Boundaries, Indian Culture, and Healing Enough to Be Mothers to Our Mothers
My relationship with food was a combination of deep love, reverence, and guilt—making it impossible for me to give it up.
And we all had to triumph. So, in addition to fair skin being the main standard of beauty (a colonial hangover), Indian women now had to be “slim.”
Jane the Virgin
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I’ll go through the egg-freezing procedure that will give me the chance of maybe, one day, having a child.
It took about a year for me to understand the bulimia was an expression of my anger. A way to hurt my body and myself, and a desperate attempt to regain normalcy.