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Overcoming fear foods in recovery: exposure, exposure, exposure

From experience, I’ve learnt that the only way out is through. For those of us with an eating disorder, that means tackling fear foods head on. 408 more words


A long journey

On the 2nd May 2015, I was sat in a car park, on the way to work, and I had cut my wrists. I had phoned my mum, terrified I was going to run into traffic. 619 more words

Backstory, Update & Future Plans..

In the last 3 weeks, I’ve had back to back disappointments¬†in my life, but I think the most devastating of them all, was being diagnosed with CF-Related Diabetes…but in true Jess fashion, I don’t ever act like anything is wrong, and I try & keep positive – this sometimes can be a negative thing too. 979 more words


"I had an eating disorder for 5 years" - Mental Health Q&A

by Anonymous

Q- What is the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the phrase mental health?

A- Probably just struggle.

Q- And why is that?

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So yesterday I packed my case. I ran up the stairs. Yes you read correctly. I A: ran and B: went upstairs. Two forbidden activities but it felt good to disobey them, to pack. 307 more words

Mental Health


Trigger warning: This post contains an extensive discussion of self-harm with moderate references of depression and anorexia. 

its okay darling you’re going to be okay… 173 more words

Your Mind, Your Rules: Motivation

Your mind belongs to you, not your eating disorder. It has no right to tell you that you are not good enough. Don’t give it permission to talk to you that way because you are the controller of your being and no eating disorder can take that away from you. 27 more words