This post can be extremely triggering to anyone going through a period of recovery from either suicidal thoughts or depression. If any thoughts or feelings arise while reading this post, please refer to http://prevent-suicide.org.uk/ , download the Stay Alive app, or for immediate help, call the Hotline Numbers: 116 123 (Samaritan) or 0800 068 41 41… Continue reading Suicide = Selfish?
Today was not different to any other. I logged into my Instagram account and started to flick through the drunken pictures, photos of food and celebrity ads. I won't lie - I am a sucker for those things. The gummies that make your hair stronger? Fantastic! New clothes line? Get twenty percent off! I love… Continue reading #BeatTheBloat
Some say that to see is to believe. If you can see that someone is skinny, she obviously doesn't eat. If someone is seemingly bubbly and happy, then they have no issues at all. This was me. Because I put on a mask, one that stretched my mouth into a smile and concealed my deteriorating… Continue reading Seeing is Believing
A lot of people tend to think that you can 'get over' an eating disorder. It's like breaking your leg, right? Simply wait for it to heal, and it will go away! These expectations are, however, unobtainable. Mental health is not bound by time or place; it takes over the human mind like an organ… Continue reading This Girl Can… can’t she?
I was reluctant to start a blog. There, I've said it. Blogging always seemed like an attention seeking way of getting people to notice you, and I was not going to be 'that girl' ever again. I soon realised that publishing a blog is a lot easier than publishing a book, and rethought the instant… Continue reading The Discovery of EDNOS: My Journey