Dear What I Can’t Do, I’m at a loss for what to do again. Once again, I find myself in eating disorder treatment feeling like staff don’t know how to treat the root cause of my problem – my relationship with my disabled body.
Time after time, I hear “don’t focus on what your body looks like, but what it can do for you.” But what happens next when I don’t like how my body functions either?
Society tells me to focus on what I can do vs. what I can’t do. But, this is invalidating because everything I can’t do is just as much a part of me as my arms and my legs.Read more on themighty.com