Becky Says Things is a wonderful blog I began following not long ago. Today she posted about eating disorders and she took a difficult topic and made it into an interesting, funny post. Take a read, you won’t regret it. 🙂
I greet you, dearest Listener, a perturbed Becky. Something happened yesterday that has made me want to say some very important things.
Whilst in a shop, I overhead the following conversation between two young teenage girls. I’m appalling at judging people’s ages – I thought Mick Jagger was 348, turns out he’s only 70 – but I’m guessing these two girls couldn’t have been more than 14.
Girl 1: I really need to lose weight.
Girl 2: Do what I’m doing.
Girl 1: Yeah, you’ve lost loads of weight.
Girl 2: Yeah, over a stone! Seriously, just spit everything into a tissue, you never actually swallow anything! I’ve been doing it for ages.
Girl 1: I might start doing that.
Girl 2: Do it, we’ll be well skinny.
Girl 1: (Smiling) Yeah.
Listener, this conversation left me colder than a polar bear who’s fallen into a frozen lake, climbed out…
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