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, November 8, 2015

One behaviour leads to the next

Step off that scale. Go eat your dinner. Get away from the mirror. Put the diet pills down. Leave the bathroom. Get off the treadmill.
One behavior leads to another and next thing you know, you’re in a full-blown relapse. Remember that relapsing means
  • Having to go through weight restoration (again)
  • Wasting precious time that you’re never getting back 
  • Being miserable and sad and angry and confused all at the same time
  • Having to go (back) to treatment 
  • Causing irreversible damage to your health
  • Losing your friends’ and family’s trust
  • Isolating yourself and feeling alone 
  • Having to start this whole recovery process all over again (which will include uncomfortable bloating, stomach pains, rigid meal plans, endless tears, inner battles, and a hell of a lot more therapy)
And if all else fails you might actually 
  • Die
Please keep that in mind. It’s not “just one meal” or “just one purge,” it’s making the decision to choose between living your life or surrendering it to your eating disorder. 
So step off the scale. 

5 comments:

  1. Thanks again for this perfectly timed post. I am struggling at the moment and cutting corners on my prescribed eating plan. Not sure if I have the strength to stop cutting them yet, but I am working on it and reminders like this give me help x

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    1. I am sorry that you are struggling but remember that your meal plan is going to help you and you need to follow it. You can't cut corners or try to eat less,you need to eat the amount your body needs. It's tough but each day try to eat what your meal plan says, it will get easier :)

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    2. thank you for replying, you are an inspiration and I really hope you are feeling good x

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  2. Hope you are looking after yourself too, Izzy.
    I know you're not posting so much on your own struggles just now, while you fight them, but please don't think that we stop caring just because nothing is said!

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