‘You are enough’, what I would tell myself when ill.

I contributed this piece of writing to the UK eating disorder charity Beat. A charity that carries out vital work in the field of eating disorders. Christmas is an incredibly challenging time of year for those battling a disorder and in recovery. Please reach out to them if you need support: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services I developed anorexia… Continue reading ‘You are enough’, what I would tell myself when ill.

Let’s talk spots. Dealing with Acne.

So, for the past few months I have been on a pretty hardcore acne medication commonly referred to as Roaccutane. I always intended to write about this but wanted to make sure that I had a decent amount of time on this drug under my belt in order to discuss it properly and give a… Continue reading Let’s talk spots. Dealing with Acne.

Review of Netflix ‘To the Bone’  

Note – This post due to nature of the film will discuss behaviours that will be triggering and I would advise if you read this as an ED sufferer, dependant on where you are in your recovery you consider this before reading. Also -spoiler alerts! Like many in the recovery community I had been awaiting… Continue reading Review of Netflix ‘To the Bone’  

Anxiety- What made me a ‘grass’ at 10.

For some reason I seem to be seeing a lot articles and links on social media at the moment about anxiety and so begins blog number 5! Being anxious is a perfectly normal feeling when a person feels under pressure in some way. A feeling that for many usually passes once the stressor is removed… Continue reading Anxiety- What made me a ‘grass’ at 10.

Stigma and Mental Health

There has been a lot of focus in the media recently about mental health. Prince Harry opened up in an interview about how not dealing with his mothers death when young led to long lasting mental health issues that he eventually had to seek help for. Now my feelings about the monarchy aside, any conversation… Continue reading Stigma and Mental Health

Recovery from an eating disorder.

When I decided to start this blog I had a few things that I knew I absolutely wanted to write about. One of them being recovery. What is it? What does it look like? What does it feel like? Primarily because I am so thankful this is the stage I am at but also because… Continue reading Recovery from an eating disorder.

The media, eating disorders and body image.

First, it’s important to note that I am not qualified to claim I know how and why eating disorders originate. What I can do is share my own thoughts based on my own experiences and observations, and from what I have tried to teach myself. I like to think I’m quite self-aware, unfortunately having an… Continue reading The media, eating disorders and body image.