I don't want to waste my two weeks of vacation bouncing from one doctor to another.
I don't want to spend Mother's Day obsessing over the calories in my steak instead of spoiling my mom.
I don't want to turn down a day in Big City with my brother because I'm too tired.
I don't want my gynecologist to tell me that I "have the hormone levels of a post-menopausal woman."
I don't want to watch my friends shoveling pasta and laughing and talking, and wonder why I can't be more like them.
I don't want to guzzle seltzer to fill myself up between lunch and dinner because the thought of choosing a snack is so fucking overwhelming I can't do it.
I don't want to waste another day feeling like crap.
I don't want to take up less space than I deserve.
I don't want to be a child.
I want to be healthy.
I want to eat.