Body Dysmorphia Blogs

Was There a Beginning? Part 1

When I was 10 years old, I started dieting.  When I was 14 years old I started extreme dieting to the point of starving myself for the sake of looking ‘beautiful.’ I don’t want to share this part of my life, but I feel that it is important to start at the beginning. I grew… Continue reading Was There a Beginning? Part 1

Body Dysmorphia Blogs

My Own Worst Enemy

I am an extremely private person.  I have always felt that I should only share the absolute bare minimum with any information.  I have always felt that people would take the information I tell and use it against me in some manner.   After speaking with my therapist, this is an irrational thought that I… Continue reading My Own Worst Enemy

Body Dysmorphia Blogs

Why Now?

I’m 27 years old.  Three and a half years ago, I finally found out why I behave irrationally.  I have been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphia Disorder.  Some days I can cope with it, other days I pretend I don’t have it.  I’ll refuse to acknowledge its existence...hence, the irrational behavior. When I was little, my… Continue reading Why Now?