Writing helps me live with my disorder.
Looking out for love.
Curl up with some well-loved essays, galleries, and guides.
A diagnosis, and a letter to a former self.
What our bodies won’t forget.
I thought looking good would mean freedom from anxiety and depression.
Eating while living with a restrictive eating disorder is me standing up for myself.
Struggling to stay motivated, and feeling jealous of our former selves.
Calculus, mosquitoes, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, and other hazards.
There are question marks ahead.
May's theme is GROWING PAINS. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!