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.
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.
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’
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.
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
So, I’ve toyed with the idea of writing more publicly for a while now, I’d discussed it with friends but quite frankly never had the metaphorical balls to do it but after a few recent discussions and some gentle persuasion, here I am. I’m a bit apprehensive about posting some of the things I intend… Continue reading Blog 1 – The importance of early intervention and mental health services for eating disorders.