If you are going through that dark period, go to your family and closest friends. Don’t put yourself in danger. It’s very crucial that you get your feelings out — but don’t ever inflict harm on your own body because your body is so sacred. I wish I could tell every young girl with an eating disorder, or who has harmed herself in any way, that she’s worthy of life and that her life has meaning. You can overcome and get through anything.
Recovery doesn’t have days off, and you still have to make sure you maintain the healthy mindset, even when you kind of want to give up or you want a day off from it. But I think the most important thing is that when you put your mind to something, like recovery, and you have a goal to achieve in it, you just work as hard as you possibly can.
I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don’t think my fans need to be bothered with if I’m mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I’m making them happy with my show.
I just remember one time this girl called my arms fat and it was like right after an award show. And of instead of really letting it get to me, I just replied “who cares?” I mean, who really cares? All that anybody should care about is my music. So if my arms are fat, who gives a fuck?