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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

For a long time, I’ve been in recovery. It has been a slow process of taking each day as it comes, being ready for the inevitable setbacks, and, little by little, learning to trust myself. I remind myself that having come this far is in part a testament to my inner strength.

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Friday, 07 February 2014

We have all seen the sensationalised stories about Anorexia Nervosa, focusing on bones, scales, tape measures and numbers. Stories which are concentrated on doom and gloom. Although these stories may grab the reader’s attention, I think they do little for the plight of people with eating disorders in general - and anorexia sufferers specifically - as it strengthens the myth that Anorexia Nervosa is a disease purely of numbers and outward symptoms.

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Tuesday, 05 July 2011

"I have never lost hope"

Tracey's Story of Caring for a Child with Anorexia

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

We all have demons. Those little personality traits that’d land us in the NQR bin if we weren’t careful. My demons are nothing but ghosts now, but it feels like the right time to tell you about them.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

As many others may experience, I found the transition from childhood to adolescence to be an awkward and challenging time. During high school I struggled to fit in with the other kids; I was shy, socially awkward, and didn’t wear the ‘right’ clothes or listen to the ‘right’ music; these traits made me a vulnerable target for schoolyard harassment.

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Tuesday, 05 July 2011

"We Won't Rest Til We're Free"
A poem posted on the EDV Recovery Forum by 'Enough'

 

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