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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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Would you like to take part in a documentary about eating disorders and body image?

I got asked if i wanted to participate in a documentary about eating disorders and body image, however i personally feel i dont really want a camera following me around, even if i do have alot to say about the topics. But i said that i could spread the information on my blog and see if maybe one of my readers in Europe would like to participate in the documentary.

The details are below and you can get in contact with the journalist if you wish to participate :) (If you do, send me an email as well as i would love to know if someone wants to take part!)


I am a TV journalist with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's international public broadcaster, and I work for a multi-media documentary show called "Life Links" that is aimed at a young audience and that focuses on young people in the show, too. In each episode, our reporters meet three people in different parts of the world who face a conflict in one area of life (family, work, education, religion etc.).

Here you can get an impression of our show:

www.dw.de/lifelinks
https://www.facebook.com/dw.lifelinks?fref=ts

In one of our upcoming shows, we will deal with the issue of body image. For this, we would like to meet with one young man or woman (18-30 years of age) who is suffering from anorexia, who is currently undergoing treatment or who has suffered from anorexia in the past few years. Basically, we are looking for somebody from Europe (outside Germany) who is comfortable being filmed in their everyday life and answering questions about their life, their condition and issues surrounding their body image on camera. We are looking to film for three to four days at the end of January.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer compensation, but the chance to be part of a show that aims to depict young people's realities beyond stereotypes. 

Mail: goenna.ketels@dw.de

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