Warning for slight discussion of my struggles with an eating disorder. So, as the news keeps telling us... these are very unprecedented times (I did not even know what that word meant until COVID-19 wormed its way into our lives...) I live in the UK, where we're currently experiencing a three week lock-down before Parliament … Continue reading SOCIAL DISTANCING WITH AN EATING DISORDER
**Warning for discussion of my struggles with an eating disorder ** So, I asked my Mum to send me some honest questions that she wished she had asked me when I was ill. I thought this would be useful to give a raw insight into how I was when I was really unwell, and also … Continue reading MY MUM ASKS ME QUESTIONS ABOUT MY EATING DISORDER THAT SHE WISHES SHE HAD KNOWN
Warning for discussion of my struggles with an eating disorder. So, we've finally entered 2020! A new year, a new freakin' decade, and a bunch of new experiences ready to be lived! As I did last year, I wanted to reflect back on 2019 and what I've learned, before delving right in with what I … Continue reading A FEW THINGS I’M BRINGING INTO 2020
Warning for discussion of my struggles with an eating disorder. It's that time of the year again! The time we're encouraged to take part in funny family traditions, sing festive songs, and get distressed at substantial meals and tasty treats (actually maybe that's just most days for me?)... CHRISTMAS!! I have written posts for the … Continue reading A (MORE) CARE-FREE CHRISTMAS
Warning for discussion of my struggles with an Eating Disorder. We're onto part three of my Italian adventure! This time it is a couple of the 'post-drive' places - aka, the places we drove to when we hired a car (& all the interesting, terrifying experiences that happened on the road... Italians drive like maniacs)! … Continue reading SNORKELLING, BIG CITY SIGHT-SEEING, AND SOME CLOSE CALLS ON THE ROAD… I WENT TO ITALY! (part three)
Warning for discussion of diet culture, body shaming and eating disorders. It's that time of the year again! The sun is out, the sunburn is inevitable, and the bedsheets are off! Despite not being the best in heat, I do love Summer! It's always fun to go outside, have water fights, and not have to pile … Continue reading SURVIVING SUMMER IN RECOVERY
Warning for discussion of my struggles with an eating disorder. I've finished first year! No. Way!! Still can't quite believe that I've made it! Through exams, assessments, showcases, (maybe too) many nights out... AND FOOD! I wanted to write this post mainly about how I've coped with eating and continuing with recovery through University. But I … Continue reading A YEAR AT UNIVERSITY: SURVIVED!