This is an anonymous post written by a Lane 9 Project contributor. Names have been changed to respect the privacy of family members. “I’m not Emily! I’m not Emily!” Brett screamed hysterically over and over again until I moved my backpack, my books, and physically removed myself from the room. Suddenly...everything had changed. Brett needed … Continue reading Controlling the Demon
Tag: women’s health
This relationship doesn’t have to be complicated
My relationship with running mirrors my relationship with my body: a circuitous journey of love, hatred, passion, and distrust. Running has been taken away from me many times — countless bone injuries, some mysterious niggles, and a couple episodes of burnout outline this relationship. This, however, was the first time I’ve made the choice to step away from my running shoes. It wasn’t easy, but it was worth it.
How a dietitian learned to listen, and do the hard work of undoing diet culture
Lane 9 Project's May 2018 Writing Prompt: It was supposed to be easy. Lessons learned in owning a business, helping people, and letting them help you.
A letter to recovery, and the big little life it gave me
Would you believe me if I told you you’ll have a little human? Your recovery gives this to you.
9 Miles With Running Coach and Eating Disorder Awareness Advocate, Mary Johnson
Mary struggled with an eating disorder in high school and as a college athlete. She’s recovered—coaching and inspiring others to do the same.