1. Don’t tell anyone you’re hungry
  2. Understand it’s not about not eating, it’s about not eating when you’re alone
  3. Frame your isolation as dedication
  4. Go to your grandmother’s weekly lunch
  5. Take chocolate from the bowl on the secretary’s desk
  6. Throw the chocolate in the trash when you leave
  7. Write down everything you eat, so you can fail less tomorrow
  8. Count your bones as they appear
  9. Tell yourself you can stop, if you want
  10. Tell your mother nothing’s wrong
  11. Remember that emptiness is perfection, because you can’t hurt if you’re hollow
  12. Don’t think you’re ever done