This is a topic very close to my heart and so i wanted to post a blog. I am sharing this as magazines did play their part in my eating disorder journey and by making some small changes i was able to overcome some detrimental habits and allow my positive body image to grow. To … Continue reading Magazines; Friend or Foe?
Someone made a comment to me today (actually it was just 3 simple words) and i began to reflect on something that i really struggled with when i began re-feeding in hospital. I wanted to blog about this as i know that so many others will be struggling and i want you to know that … Continue reading Those Three Little Words
Ends and beginnings. I have had such a fab week in the Lake District. This trip was intended to be a celebration of discharge, an ending. I have been able to look back and reflect and see how far I have come. However although I have celebrated the end of my treatment and would happily … Continue reading Back to (a new) reality.
Body image, body awareness, body shape. Whatever words I use it comes down to one thing: how comfortable you are with what you see in the mirror. For me body image is what I struggled with most. When I started receiving treatment I couldn't see any way that this would improve, or even begin to … Continue reading Two words… Body Image.
This is what it feels like. Having an eating disorder leads you into a different world, dark, self-absorbed and narrow. I found that I lost focus of the real world and didn't (or couldn't) see what was around me whether it be people, places, or family. As a celebration of my discharge this week my … Continue reading Opening my eyes and seeing for the first time.
Hello Everyone! I am new to the world of blogging however i have good intentions for beginning to blog. For the past 10 years i have suffered from the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, a severe mental health disorder. It ruined my life for a very long time and almost destroyed me on several occasions. Never in … Continue reading Hello world!