i've learned nothing by looking into the mirror,

by Rachel Lynch in

but I still do it all the time. I'm not happy when I do it, but I'm addicted... and so are you. I must remind myself on an hourly basis that I am far happier living life, studying history, eating ice cream and kissing boys; than I ever was shivering in bed or in front of the mirror.

"Once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.