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By G

Hey. I’m G, the girl who wrote “How Important It Is To Talk”. Two years later I’m going on 20 and having the time of my life.

I’ve put on 2 stone and am comfortable with my body now. I’m still on the skinny side but I’m working on it. I’m in my second year of college and looking forward to a future what ever it holds. 3 years ago I didn’t want a future so I didn’t bother thinking about it and dropped out of university – I’ve come a long way. I’m still not the most confident but I realise now that being skinny was not the answer to all my problems and now I relish in the fact that I’m tall and hard to miss. My biggest priority now is getting my teeth fixed, from all the damage I have done to them.

To all the girls and lads out there who are going through the same thing please remember there aren’t any solutions to your problems in slimming down to nothing. Happiness and confidence aren’t found down the toilet bowl. These are the things you achieve and earn by going out and living your life never forgetting that there are always people out there that are willing to help and listen to you. There’s always a way back. It’s so important to trust someone and let someone help you. Everyone has the ability to come out the other side stronger than ever. I was sexually assaulted, suicidal, and bulimic – truly at rock bottom. If I can crawl back to the top I believe there is a chance for everyone if they give themselves a chance!