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Kira Dorothy – I am made up of many parts

I have been thinking a lot about parts of a psyche lately. My therapist often asks me what part of me is thinking/speaking/acting/reacting, or how old is the part of me that is thinking/acting/speaking/reacting. She asks me "who is that speaking?" And even though the question is almost as annoying as "how do you feel?", [...]

By |2019-07-25T11:20:14-07:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Kira Dorothy – Weight Stigma: Living my Life in a Bigger Body

I live in a bigger body. I’m round. Plump. Rotund. Chubby. Fat. Whatever words you like to use, I live in a body that is not of a socially acceptable size. And this has so many consequences that have nothing to do with me or with my health. People like to tell me it doesn’t [...]

By |2019-07-11T13:31:02-07:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Kira Dorothy – How my Eating Disorder Remained Hidden for Decades.

*Trigger warning: eating disorders. I recently watched the Netflix movie “To the Bone”. So many people had told me how great it was. They were people who don’t know that I am recovering from an Eating Disorder. I tried to approach the movie with an open mind. It turned out to be yet another narrative [...]

By |2019-07-08T13:41:08-07:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Kira Dorothy – Voiceless with Fibromyalgia

Have you ever asked yourself what your inner child wants you to do? Do you ever have moments where you really want to do something and know you shouldn't and you do it anyway? Or moments when you do NOT want to do something and do it anyway? Or you just can't decide which to [...]

By |2019-07-02T13:40:09-07:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments