Title: The Weight of Knowledge
Beta: The imcomparable kizzia
Rating: Adult concepts (nothing explicit but still, sex is mentioned so you've been warned)
Status: Complete (finally, thank the lord!) Word count: 10,607 total
Tags: Johnlock, Post-Reichenbach, food issues, weight issues, smut, fluff,
Disclaimer: Sherlock belongs to the BBC, Moffat and Gatiss - I'm just borrowing it for fun. No copyright infringement intended.
Summary: They say that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. When John’s curiosity is piqued by Sherlock’s reaction to a simple offering he decides an experiment is in order. The data he gathers lead him down a path to the one situation he’d never thought he’d find himself in. Or not in, as the case may be.
The ‘rules’ John discovers are not made up – they used to be mine. Needless to say this could contain triggers if you have issues with food as I wasn’t in a good place in my life when I followed them.This is a very self indulgent piece on my part, more cathartic than anything else, though I’ve written from John’s perspective because I actually couldn’t write much from Sherlock’s – too close to home I guess! However the tone of this isn’t dark and the ending is quite fluffy and positive but if you have an eating disorder this could be triggery, especially this chapter.
I should also apologise for this taking so long to finish. To be honest this chapter nearly broke me and I'm really, really glad I'm finally able to post it! Huge thanks must go to kizzia, without whom this would not be up at all, she's held my hand, helped me write and re-write and write it again and then beta'd this earlier today before I then fiddled with it some more (so all the mistakes are my own).
I hope you enjoy this. Or at least don't hate it!
( Chapter 3 - Facing the truth )
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