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: 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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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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Orthorexia: When Being Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

Is being too healthy, unhealthy? It seems to be a common theme that people slip in to other forms of restriction when they first enter recovery, as their eating disorder desperately seeks another form of control. Veganism, gluten free, paleo and keto are all trends endorsed by social media, at a time when the entire […]

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Nourishing Yas in Dorset

I may have only known Laura for a little over a year but in that time we have become so close and she’s become such a huge part of my life. Living at opposite ends of the country does however make it a little difficult to see each other in person and whilst we try […]

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Monthly Favourites: The Catch Up

To say that it’s been a while since I updated my favourites would be an understatement but it’s definitely been a busy few months! May to September has been packed full of massages, driving, good food, friends and puppies. May Lush Spa Tailor Made Massage For my 18th Birthday I was lucky enough to receive a […]

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Anorexia Recovery: One Year On

Nothing will prepare you for recovery. You don’t think you need it or that your worthy of it – you probably don’t even think that your ill enough. But you’ll come out of the other side and realise just how bad things had got and how much stronger you are for making it through. There […]

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