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Taking a mental health break

So, it's the summer holidays. I should be getting myself out there, gaining valuable work experience and what not. But am I? No. And not that I haven't tried. Despite not wanting to be a Lawyer, I have kidded myself enough times that I do and periodically applied for vacations schemes throughout the year. I… Continue reading Taking a mental health break

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Anorexia · Anxiety · Binge eating · chronic fatigue · chronic illness · Depression · Eating disorder · eating disorder recovery · Emetophobia · endometriosis · Mental Illness · Personal · Recovery · spoonie · womans health

The Difference between being Well and Chronically sick.

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.

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The reality of being mentally ill and having an Undiagnosed Chronic Illness

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

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Dealing with guilt, feeling over privilaged.

Hello guys. So lately that nasty little thing called comparison with others has started to creep in again, something major. And it's creeped in, in many ways. One of those ways is in making me feel like I haven't done enough with my life in the past. Haven't been doing enough with my life over… Continue reading Dealing with guilt, feeling over privilaged.

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Insomnia, sleep, sleep as a spoonie

Sleep issues are something I've suffered with for years. More predominantly since I was around college age and stress got to me which added an extra layer to my sleep issues. When before it was just chronic pain and nausea affecting me. I know sleep issues are something many adults suffer with, many adults moan… Continue reading Insomnia, sleep, sleep as a spoonie

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“You Look Well”

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”