Yes, I have gone vegan. I am proud and have nothing to be ashamed of. After watching documentaries such as Food Choices; Cowspiracy and Forks over Knives the decision was obvious- I had to go vegan. However, unlike so many people in the anorexia recovery community, my reasons are not only for the good of… Continue reading Veganism and eating disorders- a good idea?
Before you decide to make a change in your life make sure you are changing for yourself. First and foremost, think of yourself. If you are setting out to do something to please or impress other people- there is no point. You will not enjoy it and will forever be in search of an un-achievable… Continue reading Do it for yourself
(this was me a year ago-note my face is a lot more puffy) (this is me more recently- it was raining today and I was soaking wet so I didn’t take one today) This time last year I was discharged from Rhodes Farm Clinic (now Rhodes Wood). Rhodes is an inpatient unit that specializes… Continue reading It’s been a year
At this very moment you are as old as you have ever been, and as young as you ever will be again. But what actually is age, because is there really time? We are the product of a reaction- that’s it. If today you are worrying about tomorrow then you are not living: you are… Continue reading Time?
I like this picture- it’s cute 🙂 This title could be interpreted one of two ways… What I mean by this is, in recovery, you often feel that getting to your old self is impossible, and I, to a certain extent, still believe this. However, something I have been doing very recently in my recovery-when… Continue reading Fake it ’til you make it
Recently I have discovered that, contrary to the voice of your ED, the more you eat, the more freedom you have. Although, initially, it may feel that eating more causes you to feel trapped in your body you are in fact freeing yourself. You see, through nourishing your body properly you are rewarded with energy.… Continue reading Freedom Comes With Food
It’s been twice in the past couple of months that I’ve been confronted by strangers about my self-harm scars. On the first occasion I was asked; “why do you do this, you’re a lovely girl, what could be so wrong with your life?” followed by “so you cut because you’re sad, basically you’re just sad”.… Continue reading So you’re just sad?