Now, close to 20 years since those early, painful days when I first discovered I was not alone, my life has completely changed. That person I was all those years ago is not who I am now. But I still remain an addict. It is who and what I am.
Addictions can consume. What makes eating disorders arguably more difficult to manage than other addictions such as alcohol, nicotine, or other drug addiction: We can't eliminate the source of our trigger.