It is so empowering and encouraging to find charities being created whose main aim, and purpose, is to build a safe space for women to talk openly, honestly and courageously about anything and everything.
It’s another one of ‘those‘ blogs … the dreaded SELF-CARE one. Self-care is such an overused phrase. Sad? Self-care. Happy? Self-care. Tired? Self-care. Confused? Self-care. Coffee? Self-care… I’m not sure where the coffee part came from but good coffee definitely IS self-care !! My point is, the phrase is used so often that ‘self-care’ has…
The world doesn’t need you, you are 1 of 8 billion. You don’t live for others, you live for yourself.
The body I need to live a full, present, complete life is the body I want to call home.
‘When the big things feel out of control… focus on what you love right under your nose.’ Charlie Mackesy
The truth is … recovery is a mess.
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…
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.
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…
‘I make mistakes but I am not a mistake’