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:


Sunday, March 1, 2015

Get to know me A-Z

A. Attached or Single? If you've been reading my blog recently then you know that im in a happy relationship at the moment :);)
B. Best Friend? Hmmmm, this question is so hard to answer because i dont really know. I guess i would say my best friend in Ireland, though we dont have so much contact recently because we're both so busy.
C. Cake or Pie? I would definitely say cake... all types of cake (apart from ones with meringue or marzipan!). But cream, chocolate, fruit etc cakes, all so delicious. Im not so much for pies really, though i do admit a slice of apple pie can be delicious at times!!

D. Day of Choice? I would say Friday or Saturday, there is something about Friday evenings which i love but then the freedom of Saturdays!!!
E. Essential Item? My phone.... I am quite addicted to it. When i am with friends or family i can put my phone away, but when im on my own, well then i need it for music, internet, reply to emails, write posts, my school documents, message/call etc ;)
F. Favourite Colour? Baby blue or hot pink!!
G. Gummy Bears or Worms? Hmmm im not so much into gummy or jelly things, but i would say gummy bears!
H. Home town? Out in the West or Ireland!
I. Indulgence? Hmmm, i dont really know if i call food an indulgence? Food is food, everything in moderation. But indulgence or guilty pleasure? Making myself a SUPER HUGE meal like oatmeal with berries, nuts and raisins. 1-3 fried eggs, chocolate on the side and also some bread or pancakes etc and bringing it to my room and watching a series and just eating it all!! hahaha XD I love big meals!
J. January or July? Definitely July... im sorry but i absaloutly detest winter especially in Sweden. Its cold, grey, snowy and  not at all nice. I am a summer person 150%
K. Kids? I dont know, i guess so. Though its not really something i think about now... there was  a time where having my own children was so far off my life plan and what i wanted in the future that there was more chance i would travel to Mars than have my own children, but now i dont know. Im that age where i am so focused on other things that marriage, children, settling down... thats not really my main focus.
L. Life is not complete without…? Food and love.... love whether its friends, family, pet!!
M. Memory you cherish? Going to Disneyland. Despite it being awful weather for the 3 days we were there i just loved it so much. The breakfast buffet, the V.I.P ticket so that my whole family and I could skip ALL queues. I felt free, i felt happy and it was like a reward for all my hard work the past years.
  Another memory i cherish lots has to be the colour run and midnight run! They were so awesome!
N. Numbers of brothers/sisters? One full older sister, a younger half brother & 2 older step brothers... and in the future i might have another younger step sister -_-'
O. Oranges or Apples? This is so hard to choose... because i love green apples but oranges are just so juicy and delicious!!!
P. Pet Peeves? People who walk into me, seriously one day i will hit someone when they do this to me XD Rude people and people who skip queues..... its like Chill, you will get on the bus or pay for your items.
Q. Quotes?
Life does not get better by chance but by change.
R. Reasons to smile? SO MANY!! Friends, family, boyfriend, music, running, working out, food, my dog, happiness, tv shows, films, books etc etc
S. Season of choice? Summer!!! I wish i lived in a much warmer country :)
T. Tea or Coffee? This choice is impossible for me to make, like sometimes i make both coffee and tea because i want them both!!!
U. Unknown fact about me? I look and behave very differntly when im alone than when im with other people.... seriously, i look and behave like a homeless person when im on my own but when im with other people its like 'sort of nice hair, sort of nice clothes, sort of nice make up (?) and mostly acceptable behaviour!' hahaha (Wow, that wasnt the most boosting sentence about me, but really... im quite a laid back person and my appearance isnt the first thing i think about!)
V. Vegetable? Brocolli, sallad, paprika, asparagus, cauliflower, peas I love them all!!!
W. Worst habit? Biting my nails and my knuckles :( But slowly im stopping with the help of A!!!
X. X-Ray or Ultra-sound? Neither... ive had way too many in my life time im actually a little worried about getting some type of long term radiation affects because of all the x rays, CT scans, full body x rays ive had in my life time.
Y. Your favourite trip? To NY or Disneyland Paris!!!
Z. Zodiac sign? Sagittarius 


  1. This is so lovely Izzy :) can I join in on my own blog? ;) doing this will be a great distraction! <3 xxxx

    1. Of course you can :) I would love to read your answers!!

    2. :) Thanks Izzy <3 ooh and Izzy, did you make those cakes yourself? The oreo one and the one with the chocolate fingers around it.... they look divine! ;) xxx

    3. ;) Here's mine Izzy! ;) xxxxxx

  2. This post is awesome. And you look so happy in all the pictures!! :) I agree there are so many reasons o smile!! I thught I would join in as well, if that's ok :)