hunger

I've come to love the burning in my stomach,
I've come to love the hunger.
"Just 5 more pounds."
That's what I tell myself after I step off the scales,
So close to double digits,
I can't give up now,
Ive worked so hard I can't go back now,
When you see me,
You see the rib cage and count can every single one,
You see my hair falling out,
I see the skin disguising itself as fat,
I feel disgusting,
5'8" 111 pounds.
I've come to love that burning in my stomach,
I've come to love the hunger<3





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futurenovelist1577 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm
I love it...it reminds of the time i once though i had to be 100 ounds to be perfect...keep wirting!
 
WrittenEmotions said...
Mar. 9, 2012 at 8:38 pm
Obsession with self-image. Striving to be perfect... Oh, but don't you realize when you're YOURSELF that you're truly beautiful? This made me cry...
 
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