From Sleeping Rough to Committing to Life

Women in Livingness Blog

by Anonymous, UK

As far back as I can remember I have been obsessed with food especially sugar. After school I would see what money was lying around, sneakily steal it from my parents and head off to the corner shop to buy a few pound’s worth of sweets. Once home I would ‘mong out’ in front of the television and eat and drink as much as I could before feeling sick. Looking back I did this to totally numb out – not  that I could say anything in my life was particularly bad, I just knew even then I didn’t want to be in it fully.

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