With Eating Disorder Awareness Week taking place next week 27th - 5th March it's a little reminder just how crucial awareness of this 'silent' illness is. Eating disorders are a very secretive illness. Using myself as an example, to begin with I looked fine, my favourite phrase was 'I'm fine' or 'I'm ok' and I … Continue reading Giving the silent illness a voice
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. My eating disorder became apparent while I was at university. It was there before but … Continue reading My Road to Recovery
I'm a complete believer that everyone has a right to their own opinion however I saw something today which bothered me. I'm mentioning no names and I never will but I came across this. Now I am in a great place and a position where this won't affect me. I can turn a blind eye … Continue reading How can we stop ‘pro-ana’?