A Letter To My Eating Disorder

To ED my enemy, As I write this I am filled with a concoction of contradicting emotions; I am angry ED, angry that you put me through hell and let me believe it was going to make me happy. I’m filled with regret at the years I lost counting calories, grams of fat, and steps… Continue reading A Letter To My Eating Disorder

ncreasing Calories. Preconceptions, Myths, Weight gain, Weight Loss and My Experience and Results

The weight loss industry is often slyly hidden between the blanket of “health and fitness”, when in reality the two couldn’t be more contrasting concepts. I think this is where I first went wrong in deciding how many calories I “needed” to get me through my day. In a world filled with contrasting ideologies, a… Continue reading ncreasing Calories. Preconceptions, Myths, Weight gain, Weight Loss and My Experience and Results

10 Small Steps That Will Help You In Recovery:

10 Small Steps that Will help you in recovery- 1.) Get rid of your “anorexic foods“.  My eating disorder feared the very concept of “normality”. This caused “normal” foods to go out the window!   All the bland and cardboard tasting low fat/ “healthy” alternatives need to go! For me this meant clearing out my pantry… Continue reading 10 Small Steps That Will Help You In Recovery:

My Eating Disorder caused me to GAIN  18kg and nearly killed me… -The Reality of Normal Weight Eating Disorder Sufferers-

My Eating Disorder Caused Me to GAIN 18kg and Nearly Killed Me… With #edaw in full swing, I’m sure your screens have been bombarded with posts that aim to raise awareness as to the deadly consequences of illnesses such as Anorexia Nervosa.  For the most part these status’ and blog posts are filled to the… Continue reading My Eating Disorder caused me to GAIN  18kg and nearly killed me… -The Reality of Normal Weight Eating Disorder Sufferers-

So you want to relapse? The reality of relapse- the bits we forget and the bits we wish we could…

So you want to relapse??    Sometimes the urge to relapse into restriction is creeping, gradual and manipulative; it can start with a small seemingly meaningless reduction in intake or a tiny weight loss but grow into an evil obsession. Other times relapse thoughts are sudden and loud, it seems like you’ve been winded and… Continue reading So you want to relapse? The reality of relapse- the bits we forget and the bits we wish we could…

Today I Realised…

I haven’t been overly present on here recently, I could say sorry but the truth is that I’m not. I am completely undeniably, unapologetic and I’m rather glad. You see, for me there is nothing more petrifying than the thought of looking forward; the future is vast, behind each corner lies unpredictability and that is… Continue reading Today I Realised…

BOOM, BAM…BINGE! 5 Steps to Beating The Binge!

Binging is a topic I haven’t really touched upon on this blog yet; why? Because it is stigmatised and frowned upon in the world of Eating Disorders? In case I am perceived as weak? Or could it be, because binging is no longer a part of my life? Binging. Did you know that over 50%… Continue reading BOOM, BAM…BINGE! 5 Steps to Beating The Binge!