You know me by now, honest to a default. I have no idea if this post is going to help anyone. I feel it is more of a post that may help me move on and may allow you the reader to feel less alone but there will not be pearls of wisdom everywhere. From … More Being Bullied Growing Up.
Walking home from the gym yesterday I found myself really “rocking out” to music. Mouthing the words, making faces and doing little air guitar moves. I was really in the zone, enjoying that moment in time. For a second I stopped and said to myself, “people will think I am nuts if I don’t stop this”. … More Have you met yourself yet?
Most people want to help their friends any way they can. Some people like myself are Mother Hens and we want to protect those we care for. The thing is, that isn’t always possible. Hindsight (the understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed) can be a funny old thing. … More When you can’t help the people you care for.
lf (I apologise, this post is longer than my usual, wordpress is not allowing me to paragraph due to space limit)… Everyone knows that jealously stems from insecurity and it is only natural for us to feel jealous from time to time. The problem is, we easily can allow it to effect our lives and … More How jealously hurts more than just you.
Thank you all for following me on this journey over the week. Hopefully you are more aware of what eating disorders entail and how they effect the person suffering. Today I want to talk about how you can be there for your loved one. Far too often when we become worried about someone we love, … More How to be there for the one you love.
When we start to recover my advice is to eat whatever foods you feel comfortable with. Don’t worry about how healthy or unhealthy they are. The goal is to get the volume of food and drinks up and to increase your appetite. In the case of someone who binges, I would focus the binge urges … More The key to lasting health and happiness.
One of the hardest things I ever had to learn was how to eat again at the age of twenty three. I had known I was fat since the age of eight. By then my eating habits were already poor, only I didn’t know it. When I found out, that’s when the unhealthy behaviours mentally … More Learning to eat again.