You Are Strong – A Summer of Opportunity

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Yes! It’s finally summer! This season brings assurance that you don’t need to take a coat out with you and you may even need your sunglasses, but it also brings a number of challenges. It’s perfectly ok to be anxious about the summer months. Everyday can be a struggle with an eating disorder and there are particular aspects of summer and the summer holidays that can fuel negative thoughts even more. Here are a few examples of things I’ve struggled ...

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Four Walls

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I read a quote the other day which I want to share here… it struck a chord with me.

“If this illness feels right now like a cage, please try to hear me:
It isn’t locked. It has been open all along. You are free to go.”

Marya Hornbacher

Living with anorexia is like living in your own world, ...

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Practise makes progress

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Recovery is a strange phase. I am the first to admit, when I first sought help I believed that gaining weight and eating more would be the solution. Increasing the calories short term would produce the desired results and I would be recovered. A quick fix, a wave of ...

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