My Eating Disorder Doesn’t Erase My Complicity with Diet Culture

I perpetuated fatphobia. I was part of the problem.

Hanna Brooks Olsen

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Photo by Markus Avila on Unsplash

As I tenderly rinse out a glass jam jar — which this time I will not keep because I have an entire cupboard that contains leaning towers of metal lids and rows of glass vessels of various sizes and, if we’re honest, lingering smells — I think about a handful of things.

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Hanna Brooks Olsen

I wrote that one thing you didn’t really agree with.