Life without Anorexia

My motto is
'Dont let the sadness of your past & the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present'

My life at the moment is completely different to how it once was. I spent 5 years sick with anorexia nervosia and depression as well as struggling with self harm and overexercising. I spent 2 years in different treatment centres.
And since 2012 i have been declared healthy from my eating disorder.

I have been blogging for 7 years, and my whole journey is written in my posts. I now represent healthy and happiness. I want to show anyone struggling that it is possible to recover, no matter how hard it may seem.

I now blog about recovery, my life, veganism and positivity!

If you have any questions leave them in the comment section as i am much quicker at answering there, otherwise you can always send an email:


Thursday, November 21, 2013

Progress photos

Its always nerve-wracking to post progress pictures, but i am very proud of my progress... so i guess its nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about.

^^ Top picture - April 2011 - was at one of my worst stages in anorexia
Bottom picture - August 2012 had just been declared healthy - i.e just reached my goal weight.

Top picture - April 2011
Bottom picture - Me a few weeks ago 

Top picture - September/October 2011 (Had just started lifting weights... though had no idea what i was doing)
Bottom picture - Me a few weeks ago, after almost a year of heavy lifting!

^Right picture - Start of 2012 - I was going through my starvation/binge/purge stage of recovery... was really stressed at this time, and still had some demons in my head. 
It was when i was just allowed to start exercising again - allowed to go for 40 minute walks a few times a week.
Left picture - Me a few weeks ago - Lots of heavy lifting. Lots of food. Powerwalks. 
^^^Right picture: christmas 2010...
Left picture: August 2012, had just reached my goal weight.
^^Left picture: 2011
Right picture: Me in summer

Left picture: When i first started working out: Start of 2012 - Only did cardio then
Right picture: Me a few weeks ago - heavy lifting. Lots of food. Little cardio

Right picture: When i started working out: Start of 2012 (still hadnt reached my goal weight.) Only did cardio
Left picture: Me a few days ago.

right picture: Summer 2012 - my goal weight
Left picture: This summer :)
(Same shorts!)

And there you go.... lots and lots of progress pictures :)
Hahah, a little embarrassing i must admit!
Hopefully no hate comments!!!


  1. Def no hate comments..... just words of have reached a lot, and you do look better now

  2. There's no reason for expecting hate comments! There's also no need to feel embarrassed; on the contrary: You should feel proud! You are brave and strong! Look at your progress and what you have achieved! You look so much healthier and happier now! Thus you look even more beautiful than before. :) I really admire you!

  3. You do have a great body now..
    You should feel proud of yourself, you´ve come a long way up.

  4. It's amazing how far you have come, and how outspoken you are about it. I mean, you inspire a lot of people. You don't have to talk about your anorexia, you could just choose to let that part of your life go, and never bring it up again. But you do talk about it still, and you do it in such a motivating way. You inspire those who are sick to recover (some anyway) and you show that recovery is possible, even when you go through the darkest times. So don't be ashamed or embarrassed, be proud and strong (which you already are!). (:

    1. Ive never really thought about that.. blogging is something i did during recovery, and i just naturally continued with it! Ive had times where ive thought about stopping blogging, but i love it so much, and love knowing that i am helping people in some way!! :)
      And thank you!

  5. Amazing :*:*:* only u know what you've won and what you've been trough.... so proud of ya gal!!!

  6. Wow, amazing progress!! I must ask, in what rep and set range do you stay when you workout?

    1. Thank you! I'll answer this in my 'answers' post :)

  7. Holy wow, you babin' babe! Haha that is amazingggggggggggg progress! I'd turn for you ;) ..In a completely non-weirdo way! Haha well done petal <3

  8. You're amazing:) Go Izzy!

  9. Amazing great progress and you are really pretty

  10. You're so inspiring and gorgeous <3