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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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Answers Part 1

What do you think about veganism? Do you think you could do it? :P 
I think veganism is great for some people and i would like to go vegan however i dont think i would be able to eat the right energy amount for my body but also that i do love chicken, eggs and protein bars (which contain whey = lactose) and other non vegan foods too much. So i dont think i could do it. However i do think that one day i might do a vegan month or week.


I dont think veganism has to be a bad thing, however it can definitely be the wrong thing for some people and be too restrictive for some people.

Do you have any plans that you love like a pet? 
I am guessing you mean plants? And in all honestly... i dislike plants alot. I cant seem to keep them alive. I forget to water them, forget they need sun and to not just sit in a corner of my room somewhere. My mum loves plants and we have loads of them at home, but i cant have any in my room.


What are your thoughts about all of Russia actions lately?
Ohh wow... i dont think i should write anything about this online. It can be a very sensitive topic, but also i dont know the full story. So i dont feel its my place to write anything, and i dont know how much of an opinion i have .... some of it is very crazy, but once again. I dont know the full story so i cant really say anything :)


Do you enjoy alcohol? Which is your favorite? 
No i dont like alcohol, i get tipsy/drunk very easily. I dont like how it messes with my mind and also the feeling the next day. I am an all or nothing person when it comes to alcohol, either i drink nothing or i drink too much. But if i were to say a favourite? Baileys is pretty good and cider :) And i have tried some red wines which are pretty delicious but it definitely isnt a common thing for me to drink.

Have you ever tried Lithuanian beer? Have you ever tried kvass or whatever the name of it is in Sweden if you have it there? 
I dont like beer, so i havent tried many versions of beer. However my boyfriend loves beer so he is trying to get me to drink it and i have tried a few sips of his beer but its not to my liking at all!

Which cuisines would you like to try? Which have you tried? 

Hmm, i have tried a few different cuisines, but i am not so knowledgable about all the different cuisines and such so can't really answer this :)

Do you like sci-fi movies? Star Wars? 
No i don't, i find them a little long and boring. I am more into the suspense and mental thrillers :) Some action movies are good, but some are also too over the top, making them boring and unrealistic. I like films which are realistic :)


Do you like cats?
Not really. I have had some bad experiences with cats so they arent my favourite animal, so to say!

How old are you?
19 :)

What do you think about the Swedish/scandinavian nutrition recommendations?
I don't really know what i think.... i don't even know what the nutrition recommendations are? I just follow my own body so i dont really know what the recommendations are. However i do know that Scandinavian countries are often seen as very healthy countries where people eat healthy and exercise which is true, mostly. You can't generalize a country and say that everone in the country is healthy, because that is not the case. But there are alot of health food products and stores!  One thing though which i don't fully agree with is the extreme consumption of dairy in Sweden - lots and lots of it is being eaten and i think the amounts are a bit too extreme (myself included, i mean lots of quark, yoghurt, milk, cottage cheese etc). Sweden also has a very high number of people with lactose intolerance or IBS and i definitely think there can be a correlation between the two, but for many years people have always been told to eat lots of dairy.  (Just some random thoughts!)

 I was wondering why a set of 8- 12 reps is said to be most effective?
It all depends on what your goal is... whether its stronger, muscle gain, resistance etc... so its not that 8-12 is better than doing 20 reps or 6 reps. But it depends on what your aim/goal is. 4-6 reps is for strength (using heavy weights so that you only manage 4-6 reps), 8-12 is for muscle gain and 15+ is usually for endurance and resistance training.

(Of course, there is so much more to muscle gain/strength etc than just doing 8 reps X 4 set.. its not that easy ,haha)

6 comments:

  1. So your born in 1995? :)

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  2. Hi!
    Just in case you are interested here is a link to the nordic nutrition recommendations https://www.norden.org/en/theme/tidligere-temaer/themes-2014/nordic-nutrition-recommendation/nordic-nutrition-recommendations-2012

    Have a great weekend!

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  3. Det kan verka som vi har många laktosintoleranta i Sverige, men egentligen är vi ett av de länder med minst antal intoleranta. Det är för att vi genom historien behövt äta å mycket produkter med laktos för att överleva uppe i det kalla när inget växer på vintrarna och därför har vi utvecklat en tolerans mot laktos. I resten av världen är i princip alla laktosintoleranta. Vi i Sverige är med andra ord ganska unika med vår tolerans för laktos :)

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    1. :) ahh... ok, kanske jag har fel då. Men känns som typ alla i Sverige är lactos intoleranta eller känsliga :)

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    2. Jag upplever det som att de flesta i "fitness-världen" är känsliga och laktosintoleranta, annars hör jag inte av det problemet värst mycket :p

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