recovering from anorexia

I had a 5 month human photo hiatus. I took no photos of myself. I looked at no photos of others. I boycotted instagram altogether, restricted myself to droolworthy, people-less pictures of interiors on pinterest (and primary school literacy and numeracy ideas but that doesn’t sound glamorous at all…), binned every magazine in the house, and even quit browsing for clothes online and in stores so as to avoid seeing fashion campaigns, mannequins, and modelled clothing. I realised that these… Read more »

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  So this little shoot was done a few months ago, when Winter was still in her early birthing phases and I was naively thinking it would be a mild one which would require my winter style to incorporate little more than throwing a faux fur vest over everything. As usual, I underestimated the frosty freeze that we always get in my part of the world. Still, I’ve remained faithful to my love of faux fur vests – layering them… Read more »

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Before reading this post you might want to get some context by reading my prior post on β€˜What they don’t tell you about being skinny’. Years ago I had started a pitiful little blog with an entirely different focus. I was getting into photography at the time and, upon viewing countless beautiful images on Tumblr or Pinterest or Flickr etc. – those moody photos of spindly waifs bathing their limbs in sunlit windows, reclining on rumpled white sheets, clutching oversized… Read more »

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I suffer from anorexia. It’s not something many people know about me. Well, I suppose they do now that I’ve written it in the most public space available to me, but I mean it’s something I’ve kept hidden for a very long time. Straight up, I want to say that this post is not really about my journey with my dark little anorexic passenger, that will come later, if I’m brave enough. This is post is actually just prompted by… Read more »