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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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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