Life without Anorexia

My motto is
'Dont let the sadness of your past & the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present'

I am a generally happy girl who loves running, going to the gym and eating food!! Though my life has been very different.
I spent 5 years sick with anorexia nervosia & purging tendencies & over exercising. I was depressed and self harmed. I spent 2 years in different treatment centres.
After alot of struggles, lots of ups and downs, suicide attempts, tears, anxiety, panic and never thinking i would be healthy.
I am now declared healthy from anorexia nervosia.

I have been blogging for 4 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 am happy and healthy and living my life. Going to school, meeting friends and trying to find myself in this world.

I write about my daily life, but also try to write posts about how it was when i was sick, advice and tips.
I am open and friendly, so dont be scared about writing a post or sending me an email at:


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Books for recovery - masterpost

This list is meant for educational purposes and to help aid your recovery. It is *not* meant for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about your mental health, please see a professional.
There are thousands more books and way more topics but this is just to get you started. I tried to stay away from religious books as well as books that focus on one gender over another.
There are only a handful of memoirs because they can be triggering. 
Mental Health:
Addiction & Substance Abuse:
Bipolar Disorder:
Depression and Seasonal Affect Disorder:
Dissociative Disorders:
Down Syndrome:
Eating Disorders:
Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Sensory Processing Disorders:
Personality Disorders:
Self Injury:


  1. I do hope you had an ok day, what with the visit to the cf clinic, Izzy. If the day's had its tough bits, at any rate you are not alone :) Sleep well tonight and good luck with everything. Thank you for your continued posts and online presence.

  2. Running like china by Sophie Hardcastle is a memoir that can be added to the list It details her journey of recovery and hope

  3. Another great and very helpful book : Life Without Ed, by Jenni Schaefer!! (highly recommended for any eating disorder : she writes about a range of them)

  4. How to recover from anorexia by Clara Dale (kindle book) is excellent and worth a read. Unfortunately its only available in kindle edition and not as a "proper" book which is a shame because I like my books!