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: lifewithoutanorexia@hotmail.com

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Strength is NOT starvation

The ability to starve yourself is not an indicator of strength. Strength is allowing yourself to eat an adequate amount of food every day, despite the voice in your head screaming at you not to. Being strong is the ability to fight against your eating disorder every single day. Choosing recovery, and sticking with that decision no matter how hard it gets; that takes so much more strength and willpower than the ability to survive on less than 500 calories a day ever did.


— Journal entry; September 2012. (via regainingfreedom)

3 comments:

  1. i've been meaning (and forgetting:D) to ask: would you mean if i recommended your blog to my doctors/ advisors so they could pass it on to their other patients?

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  2. I love your blog! I don't know why I've been freaking out so much about things recently but it feels that after 6 years of diabetes and 2 years of an eating disorder with 3 years of 'recovery' I'm actually finally wanting to recover and it's hard. It feels like I wasted life since 14 just not being able to get it all off my mind and it's made me panic about having to now grow up, do everything all at once. I felt so much better after reading some of your posts and found your blog in a panicked state! You're really inspirational, the best recovery blog I've found because there's the right balance of sharing positivity and your struggles, both of which help everyone so much. Thank you :) x

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