Illustrations by Thoka Maer

Who’s Considered Thin Enough for Eating Disorder Treatment?

Anorexia has serious implications at any weight, but heavier patients face a pervasive, harmful stigma

Virginia Sole-Smith
Published in
14 min readAug 5, 2019

SShira Rose and I are eating avocado toast at a Bluestone Lane in midtown Manhattan. Or rather, I’m eating avocado toast and Rose is looking for her phone. “I need to take a picture,” she says…