Wednesday, June 10, 2009 3:16 PM
I created this piece in order to raise public awareness around amenorrhea, absence of menstruation, experienced by women suffering from anorexia nervosa.
The emphasis on being slim is making people suffer in their attempt to satisfy social standards of beauty and acceptance.
Morgan Levey interviewed Mariana Castro De Ali for I.M.O.W. Read the interview.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 3:21 PM
"Amazing Grace" is an original song I wrote that draws on the rich legacy of the well-known, much-loved traditional version. One reviewer said that it was "like Eva Cassidy's 'Over the Rainbow,' but better." I wrote it while I was going through a period of questioning just about everything; I was questioning personal issues, my own existence and whether there was any meaning to life at all.