Anorexia Recovery and Extreme Hunger

Until you experience extreme hunger for yourself, it’s not something that a lot of people can comprehend. It’s hunger that’s violent, hunger that’s all consuming, hunger that’s never ending. It’s constantly niggling and unsatisfiable. It feels as if it’s never going to stop. And it’s something that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. I […]

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Q&A: Loneliness, Intimacy and Body Positivity

How did you overcome loneliness? Have you ever been intimate with someone? How’s recovery and your body positivity journey going? They were all questions which I answered in January’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories. You can watch my answer here, or read them below. Life Q1. What are you going to be studying at […]

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Anorexia Recovery: Changing Clothes Size

Aside from the weight gain itself, one of the hardest parts of recovery for me has been growing out of my clothes. Seeing the number on the scales go up is one thing, but then having your clothes become tight and no longer fit adds in a whole other level of emotions. So following on […]

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Q&A: Body Image, Periods and Hair Loss

Do you still have bad body image days? What do you want to study at university? And are you still experiencing extreme hunger? They were all questions which I answered in December’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories. You can watch my answers here, or read them below. Life Q1. What are you going to […]

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Gaining Weight in Recovery

Although not the sole purpose, gaining weight is a crucial part of recovery from an eating disorder and despite the rational part of your brain knowing that it’s necessary, that often doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. When I first entered recovery 3 years ago, I didn’t want to gain weight. And in […]

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Q&A: Weight restoration, BMI and Chocolate

How quickly have you gained weight? Are you weight restored yet? How do you know if your Veganism is Orthorexic or not? They were all questions which I answered in November’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories. This month’s Q&A was a long one – you can watch my answers here, or read them below […]

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Q&A: Exercise, Extreme Hunger and Clean Eating

Do you feel free now that you’re not depended on exercise or do you miss it? How do you tune in to your hunger signals? How do you cope with the influence on social media to only eat ‘clean’ food? They were all questions which I answered in October’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories. […]

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What They Don’t Tell You About Life With An Eating Disorder

The reality of living with an eating disorder is that you lose so much more than weight. And recovery definitely isn’t all pint parties and pizza’s either – nothing will prepare you for how challenging it is. But it’s so worth it in comparison to the misery that a life dictated by Anorexia brings you. […]

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