12 or 22?

The body I need to live a full, present, complete life is the body I want to call home.

10 quotes for Lockdown 3.0

‘When the big things feel out of control… focus on what you love right under your nose.’ Charlie Mackesy

Em can (me to me)

Long time no blog!! I haven’t blogged in a looOng time, I haven’t felt the urge to, or the want! Tbh, I’ve felt lost. Lost, directionless and purposeless. My brain has felt like a big ball of contradictions (do you remember those big rubber band balls.. that’s how my brain has felt recently). Exhibit A…

Tired

And, I am tired of being reduced. I am tired of following your narrative. I don’t want to reduce myself to nothing. You already did that. But, it is time for me to reclaim myself.

The other side!

Anorexia nervosa has brought me a lot of pain. It has given me 11 years of shame , guilt, distrust, unhappiness and disappointment. It has ruined relationships with my family and friends. It has ruined my education (well, temporarily… back @ it now yAay). It has ruined my hair. It has ruined my confidence. It…

The magic number 4

It’s easy for me to see this from my perspective because I’m the one recovering from anorexia nervosa BUT but ButT, I don’t think these are necessarily obvious to anyone else so… Anorexia nervosa, my eating disorder [disclaimer (!!!): I’ve said MY because everyone experiences eating disorders differently and I don’t want anyone to think…

Am I mental?

I believe it’s important to talk about our mental health. Actually no, I don’t believe it is ‘important’, I think it is needed. I believe it is NECESSARY to talk about our mental health. Talking saves lives. Talking saves lives. Talking saves lives. In the last few decades, mental illness has shed some of its…