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Recovery or cure

18/08/2017

People look at me with a little confusion in their eyes when I tell them I am no...

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It was never about 'being thin'.

18/08/2017

I've had numerous bad habits throughout my life to date, alcohol and cigarettes...

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The other stuff

The other stuff

18/08/2017

Many people know about anorexia. I couldn’t count how many times people have ask...

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The end and the beginning

The end and the beginning

18/08/2017

So I'm visiting the place where, in one respect, it all ended but, in another, w...

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How Developing Anorexia Aged 30 Affected My Daughters

How Developing Anorexia Aged 30 Affected My Daughters

18/08/2017

I’d been named the fussy eater by my mum and I’d been known to lose my appetite...

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Eating Disorders and Social Media

Eating Disorders and Social Media

18/08/2017

In 2014 I created what I initially believed to be a Recovery Instagram account....

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10 Helpful Things to Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder

10 Helpful Things to Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder

15/08/2017

There are many sources to find online as to what can trigger someone with an eat...

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Never feel guilty for admitting you have a mental illness

Never feel guilty for admitting you have a mental illness

15/08/2017

One May evening seven years ago I ordered a takeaway and ate the amount I normal...

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Finding Your Voice In Recovery

Finding Your Voice In Recovery

15/08/2017

Whether you are yet to begin your recovery journey, or have walked along this lo...

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What NOT to Say to Someone Recovering From an Eating Disorder

What NOT to Say to Someone Recovering From an Eating Disorder

15/08/2017

I'm pretty sure everyone knows that you don't tell someone who is recovering fro...

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Dear Anorexia

Dear Anorexia

15/08/2017

Dear Anorexia, It seems strange to write a letter to someone or something that...

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Surrendering my secrets

Surrendering my secrets

15/08/2017

As exam season approaches, I can see the concern creeping onto my mum’s face as...

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