Ellen Ricks is a writer and mental health advocate. She has a BFA in Creative Writing, which has been surprisingly useful when it comes to being published in Teen Vogue, Bustle, and Argot Magazine. When not writing, Ellen enjoys drinking pumpkin spice everything, making terrible puns, and dismantling the patriarchy. She currently haunts Upstate New York.
(TRIGGER WARNING: Eating disorders.) We suffer silently, we suffer messy days of inner chaos that you don’t get to see; but through the suffering, we have a thousand other emotions that deserve to be told, too.