Hello again readers of my blog. Today I am coming to you after 6 weeks of second year. Well six weeks of lectures. 7 if you count freshers week and 8 if you consider the fact that reading week is almost over. The last 6 weeks have been hard. I started out trying to do… Continue reading 6 weeks of 2nd year
One of the biggest problems us Chronically ill face is the lack of understanding from those who don't suffer the same afflictions. Which, I get it. You can't understand something like this. Something that you've never been experienced before and sounds so alien from your healthy person life. I feel one of the best ways… Continue reading The Difference between being Well and Chronically sick.
Mental illnesses often go hand in hand with Chronic illnesses. It's part of the territory. It makes a lot of sense really. Through all the fear, the confusion, the loss of life quality, friends, supporters. Having all of your peers move on with life, seeing them progress and there you are. Still sick. It makes… Continue reading The reality of being mentally ill and having an Undiagnosed Chronic Illness
Hello, so frequent readers of my blog will know that I have recently been going through a lot of feelings of guilt, weakness and denial. But recently I feel I have found some perspective or atleast I am starting to get over those feelings for the time being. I guess it comes from the perspective… Continue reading Gaining Perspective, learning to go easy on myself while I can.
Hello again readers of my blog. Today I'm writing about the "You look well" or "You look healthy" or any other variation of the two comment that people quite often make. The comment that many people with eating disorders find triggering, they find to be one their head twists to mean "Your fat" "You've gained… Continue reading “You Look Well”
Hello again, back with another eating disorder recovery focused post because since my period ended (so friday) I've been crazy mentally hungry but the physical hunger still isn't where it was before I started feeling sick again. I feel like if you google mental hunger you get given a series of articles about how to… Continue reading Mental hunger?
We all know a lot of people with eating disorders are also perfectionists and I am not one of the exceptions. The problem is I see most people in the recovery community meeting the overly high expectations they set for themselves. Which, don't get me wrong is great for them, but it doesn't help much when… Continue reading Feeling like a failure