What Recovery Has Taught Me

There were so many times throughout recovery when I thought that I would never fully recover, but now I feel confident enough to say that I am fully recovered. Comparing the way that I feel now, to the way that I did on my 20th birthday, the person writing this is post incomparable. This time […]

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Anorexia and Amenorrhea: How I Got My Period Back

Although it doesn’t affect all sufferers, one of the most common side effects of Anorexia is amenorrhoea, or the loss of periods. When I initially missed my period for 3 consecutive months I was unsure as to why and it was only when I was later diagnosed with Anorexia that the connection was made. I […]

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Q&A: Health Anxiety, Full Recovery and Body Changes

Are you anxious about COVID-19? What parts of your eating disorder still affect you and prevent you from being fully recovered? Why did you stop seeing your dietitian? They were all questions which I answered in March’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories. You can listen to and watch my answers here, or read […]

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Anorexia Recovery: Challenges and Changes

Over the past 6 months I have fully committed myself to Anorexia recovery in every way possible. As a result, there have been a lot of challenges that I’ve faced and an increasing number of changes that I’ve made; from weight gain to going back to college and taking a step back from Veganism. One […]

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Q&A: Socialising, Compulsive Exercise and Happiness

Do you think the socialising has helped you in recovery? Do you ever plan on losing weight again? Do you have any tips for overcoming exercise compulsions? They were all questions which I answered in February’s monthly Q&A. Life Q1. How are you? I’m actually doing really well at the moment, thank you! Q2. Who […]

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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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