Life without Anorexia

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

I am a generally happy girl who loves running, going to the gym and eating food!! Though my life has been very different.
I spent 5 years sick with anorexia nervosia & purging tendencies & over exercising. I was depressed and self harmed. I spent 2 years in different treatment centres.
After alot of struggles, lots of ups and downs, suicide attempts, tears, anxiety, panic and never thinking i would be healthy.
I am now declared healthy from anorexia nervosia.

I have been blogging for 4 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 am happy and healthy and living my life. Going to school, meeting friends and trying to find myself in this world.

I write about my daily life, but also try to write posts about how it was when i was sick, advice and tips.
I am open and friendly, so dont be scared about writing a post or sending me an email at:


Monday, March 9, 2015

3 meals from today

Food posts is such a mixed thing for many. Some say they love when i post food posts and others say they dislike them, it leads to comparison etc and i understand both sides. So my only answer really is that i will keep both in mind and just post whatever i feel like. And today i feel like sharing three of my meals today, just because.....

If you find that food posts trigger you or lead you to compare yourself, then just skip this post :) Its just food pictures anyway!!!

I dont count calories or macros, i dont think about food as healthy or unhealthy or good or bad. I eat what it is i am craving and this is some of what i was craving today:

Greek yoghurt, nuts, raspberries, raisins, a protein bar!

After school snack:

 2 slices of bread with spread, yoghurt with granola, cucumber and some salted cashews & a drink.


2 chicken breast (made in the oven), couscous, vegetables, sauce & 2 kiwis and the last bit of an orange!


  1. Hi Izzy, I just wanted to say GOOD ON YOU!!!! For posting what you want to post, for everything you have selflessly given others - trust me, you have helped so many lives and given so many people hope in the darkest of times without asking for anything in return. You are amazing! Just do what is right for you whatever that is!!! xxxxxxxxx

  2. I agree with the anonymous above!!!!!!!!! we love you for who you are izzy!! :) keep your chin up :) although I know how hard it can be :p

  3. Mmmm I always love your food! That is my type of dinner - basic but delicious! You inspire me everyday Izzy, thank you xxx I swear I wouldn't have chosen recovery if I didn't find your blog (nearly a year ago now!)

    1. Naaaw thank you!! And I love simple dinners but add lots of different flavours and seasonings (like I added sweet and sour sauce to the sauce and it was extra delicious!)

  4. Your meals look great as usual ;) I like your type of meals - they are almost exactly what I like to eat! :)

  5. i dont think your food is triggering - but i think its rather boring as you often eat the same or similar things and then you load up a lot of close ups of the same and same. Oc its YOUR blog and its YOUR decision, but as a temporary reader i wanna give my five cents, thats all.

  6. what bread do you have izzy is it rye? breads a really hard 1 for me, I've managed to add a slice of wholemeal to my breakfast, i just got to work up to having spread now as i don't do fats. yikes xx Also i need to work on portion sizes its hard to see from your pics the size of ur bowls and so i wanted a guide on portion sizes and do u do 1/3 of each veg, carb, protein? Sorry to ask I'm just trying to fathom this out for myself and trying to gauge whether i need to eat more. well i actually know that as i eat off side plates and its not full - I'm working on it thou x