The Cafe Edit – Chia

If you follow me via pretty much any social media platform, you will be aware that I’ve recently discovered an adorable, cosy little cafe named ‘Chia’. It is nestled within the town centre of Hitchin, and if you weren’t looking for it, you’d probably miss it. I don’t quite know where to start with the…

Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder (yes it’s a thing)

I have spent the last few summers miserable, irritable and tearful. Needless to say, it was difficult to distinguish whether I actually had an issue with summer, or was simply going through a rough patch with all the other disorders that decided to pop up now and then. Last Summer was quite definitely the least…

The unavoidable bloating- Anorexia recovery.

Fact: People bloat. Fact: It is normal for our stomatch to stretch after a full day of eating. Fact: You’re going to bloat. Even though it is absolutely one hundred percent normal and temporary, it doesn’t make bloating any less 1) Painful  2) Easy  3) Triggering. When you start increasing your calorie intake, you won’t…

Toast.

I used to love toast. For breakfast with layers of sweet honey, dripping over the sides, along with a coffee with a good amount of milk and sweetener. Or strawberry jam, the kind that is filled with berries that  explode on your tongue on a side dish along with your bowl of cereal and breakfast…

Am I Sick Enough?

I’ve had a lot going on in the old brain these past few months and I’m just finally getting to grips with the facts that coincide with relapsey periods (I don’t think relapsey is a word but hey). I’m sorry for the lack of posts, and I’m sorry if there are still weeks where there…

Why counting a calorie is lethal.

The first time I started counting calories was out of interest. I genuinely wanted to see how my calorie intake measured up against everybody else’s. Would it be way too much or too less? If you want to count calories you have to see how many calories are in those foods you’re eating on a…

Helping Your Child Who’s Struggling With A Mental Illness

Before starting this post I just want to say I’m in no way a professional. If your child or anybody you know is struggling with a ,mental disorder please contact your GP. This blog is from my experience of fighting with an Eating Disorder, Depression, OCD and Anxiety.  If you’ve never clicked on my blog…