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, August 15, 2015

I am not a size or a label




I think this is very important to remember. It is so easy to judge people and label them.... they are the "skinny girl" or "skinny guy", the "fat girl" or the "fat guy"... the "sporty person" or the "lazy person". "The anorexic girl", "the jock" etc etc But you are NOT a label or a size. I dont want people to label me, because that puts walls around you. One of the hard things about recovering  is when people know that you are sick, then you have that label and you need to break free from that. Break free from the "view" and the stereotypical behaviours which people believe you do/have. You need to change them, break free from the label. Not let something like that stop you from recovering. But also not let anyone put you ina box and think that you are a size or a label, because you arent. You are YOU. You are your hobbies, interests, habits, routines. You are not your clothes, you are not your weight, you are not your waist measurement. You are YOU and you define yourself. You live your life the way you want. You are not words, you are complex and unique. Dont let anyone tell you otherwise or try to make you seem simple, because you are more than that.

1 comment:

  1. I really struggle with this as I've been sick most of my 35 years and thus people know me this way and thus i am scared that if i gain weight people will see me differently and will they like me. will i like me? how will i be, how will i react? how will i cope with a change in identity? i also struggle with clothes sizes and find this really hard to contemplate having to be in bigger sizes its so hard when i things are getting tight and it's very upsetting

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