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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Q&A: Body Dysmorphia, Increasing Calories and Your Assumptions

Do you see yourself as ‘skinny’ or does your ED make you think that you aren’t? How do you stay positive and fight your ED? What’s it like increasing calories? They were all questions which I answered in August’s monthly Q&A over on my Instagram stories, along with your assumptions about me. The blog post version […]

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Dear Anorexia…

A life dictated by Anorexia has been complete torture – but there’s no denying that for a time it truly felt as if it was serving a purpose in my life. Over the past 4 years, Anorexia has played a role as both my friend and my enemy and so writing a letter to each […]

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Nourishing Yas in Dorset 2

Almost a year to the day since we’d last seen each other, me and Laura were reunited as I made the trip down to Dorset to stay with her for a few days. A mini holiday was very much needed – I was so keen to get away from my normal surroundings, break away from […]

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