When have I recovered?

I remember thinking, when I was being referred to therapy, what recovery would be like. In my head, it was a short and eventful road, with a lot of encouraging words. I clearly thought that it was pretty significant when you did recover. In my head, I thought of it as a final therapy session,…

How I Meal Plan.

Hello again! So today I’m going to be posting a blog all about meal planning and prepping and the way that works best for me. Honestly, finding a balanced way of planning my meals has been such a huge help in my recovery. It allows me to have a set idea in my head of…

How I’m Leading a Healthy Lifestyle.

I have recently been thinking about how much of my daily life is consumed by thoughts of food, calorie counting and deciding whether to eat or not. It is really difficult but I am now beginning to see how important leading a healthy lifestyle is. No, it is definitely not a sudden full recovery, and,…

The Key to Recovery.

To be able to look the faces in the eye and tell them to get out of your way. The thing is, recovery is your ticket out of a life full of pain and anxiety. Whether you are recovering from anorexia, PTSD, anxiety or anything else, it can appear to be a difficult and often…

The Breakfast Edit

Skipping breakfast is like skipping a Sunday  Let’s talk all things breakfast – personally my fave meal of the day. Although I do tend to stick to the routine of smoothies and Acai bowls, looking for new breakfast ideas is such a good way to get me to eat a protein full bowl of delicious…

What I Eat In A Day – Anorexia Recovery

Start each day with a grateful heart – and breakfast. Breakfast is probably my favourite meal of the day, partly because I’m actually genuinely hungry for it. I feel like options for breakfast are often kinda limited, both in the aspect of time and possibilities. Having a protein rich breakfast is such a huge part…

‘Whats it like to recover?’

What’s it like to recover? Beautiful, heartbreaking, soul destroying. It can be a mixture if everything all rolled up together, spinning so fast you can’t distinguish good days. It is yelling at your reflection because you’re bloated, breaking locks to find soap, searching your entire house for scales, crying at your dinner, using bleach as…

A new diet 

I think I have tried every diet on this planet. Especially when suffering with an eating disorder you’re obsessed with finding a way that will result in losing weight faster. I’ve lived off of vegetables, water, apples and nothing. Dieting is everywhere. There are shelves stacked with diet bars, snacks that claim to be under…

Sock It To Eating Disorders – #NEDAwarenessweek

A few years ago I wouldn’t have ever dared to publicly involve myself in something like this – telling your friends, your family. Usually when you mention the phrase ‘Eating Disorder’ everybody stiffens and avoids eye contact while stammering a few polite words. Nobody likes to talk about it. Nobody really understands it.  But really,…