An Open Letter to Weight-Watchers Regarding ‘Kurbo’, Their New App For Kids

(Content warning for talk of disordered eating) Dear Weight-Watchers, Two days ago you launched your new app, 'Kurbo', aimed at 'changing unhealthy behaviours' in children aged between 8 and 17. Now let's get something out of the way right now, you can describe it in as wishy-washy, gentle, fat-phobic, health-concern troll terms as you like … Continue reading An Open Letter to Weight-Watchers Regarding ‘Kurbo’, Their New App For Kids

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Eighteen Things I’ve Learnt in Eighteen Years.

Last Sunday was my 18th birthday. I never thought I'd even make it to 15 (and then again with 16 and 17) and so turning 18, being an actual 'adult' is a huge deal and something I'm both terrified and proud of. I thought I'd take the opportunity to reminisce on my 18 years of … Continue reading Eighteen Things I’ve Learnt in Eighteen Years.

Why Having An Eating Disorder is So Difficult in Modern Society – EDAW Day Four

Is it just me or does the title sound sort of like an English Literature question? Just me? Okay. Today's post is a very spontaneous one and not what I'd planned to talk about whatsoever but it's just something that came to me and I think it's actually something really important to think about. So … Continue reading Why Having An Eating Disorder is So Difficult in Modern Society – EDAW Day Four