It’s purple time: It’s eating disorders awareness week.

Bless all those who have lost the fight, and bless those who continue no matter what. Bless the families and friends who stand or have stood on the firing line. Bless the tireless efforts of professionals in the field.

Deadliest part about mental illness? Silence.

For an in-depth firsthand account of what it’s like to have life taken over by these malicious and deadly mental illnesses, I encourage you to read my memoir Insane.

My red guitar (background in pic) has been rescue and solace for the past couple years. What’s yours? What takes you away from the eating disorder? What brings you joy in darkness? Comment below 🙂