My Recovery Journey
NomNom Wants a Bloggy Makeover: Dare to change what others have liked?
The tortoise wants to be a hare: Pulling out of my comfort zone to get fit
First Counselling Session: May be triggering. It’s a life story. Literally!
Something old, Something new: More life changes, but the start of counselling.
Relapse: A shameful but important admission
All quiet on the Western Front: Lies, Lies, Lies
We’re all wonderful, wonderful people: A feel good singalong from one of my favourite artists.
Challenge One Completed!: I completed my first challenge – a 5km swim!
Sneaky Weigh In: Weighing myself, putting on weight, and feeling ok (well, ish).
Pious Excuses: Giving up sugar for lent – is this genuinely for religious observance or am I using it as an excuse to diet?
Behind the Red Rope: Giving an insight into the things that have been kept from the blog. The unsexy, boring bits…
Mental Health Assessment: A personal account of a mental health assessment and the value of being honest.
Time to Talk – Responses to Campaign: Amazing responses from friends and family when I discussed my mental health.
1 in 4 people: My contribution to the Time To Talk Campaign – reducing stigma through conversations about mental health
You Have No Idea how Much You Helped Me: A personal account of my binge eating, and how a phone call stopped me.
First Flicker of ‘OMG I can’t do this’: The hardest step isn’t admitting you have a problem, it’s admitting your attempts to fix it don’t work.
First Confessions: Confiding in a friend, calling the doctor and that first appointment.
I Have An Eating Disorder: About me and Binge Eating Disorder – before the recovery journey.
If: Poem by Rudyard Kipling. Calm the mind with time honoured classic.
How people won my friendship and influenced me: and how they made me value doing the right thing, no matter how hard.
Feeling really blue: An honest account of a low point – Trigger warning!
Dare me: I need a challenge!