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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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Take recovery one step at a time

When you are recovering you picture yourself to be healed immediately, you never imagine yourself doing the small steps resulting in recovery. The small steps are what you have to do in order to reach the ultimate destination. We only ever do this when it comes to our mental health, we take one tiny step and then assume that we don’t need to carry on being gentle, we rush into recovery without ever taking the time to recover. It’s like breaking your leg. When you break your leg you go to the hospital, get a cast put on, then get crutches. You would not just show up to the hospital, realize you have broke your leg and then go home. You would sit and wait and get the full help you need. Treat your mental health as if it was a broken leg. Do not leave yourself half recovering, take each little step one foot at a time and eventually you will feel ok again.
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Broken legs and Broken minds by Amy Kennedy

1 comment:

  1. wise words. Thing is once I`ve chosen to recover I want it now - not months down the line. Sometimes progress seems so slow and changes to the mealplan cannot just happen, they have to be worked out and implemented slowly ... and it all gets frustrating at times, especially when I get stuck in the one step forward two steps back scenario.

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