Relapse – the insidious creeping vine of an eating disorder.

It's been a while since I've written a blog, I think I stopped writing around the time I relapsed. It's quite hard to write when you are feeling unwell and things feel terrible. I have kept up with my social media feed as it's easy to post quick snap shots of nature and the outdoors, …

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The peace of the wild things- Save Stoke Park Woods

I started visiting Stoke Park Estate in Bristol when my daughter was 4 years old. I was a lonely, isolated, single parent experiencing depression. I lived locally to the park, but didn't know my community at all. For those unaware of what Stoke Park is, it's an area of parkland set alongside urban areas of …

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But you seem so self aware? – World Autism Awareness Week

The last few weeks have been difficult. Difficult isn't really a big enough word to do it justice, but there isn't really a more fitting word. I have Asperger's Syndrome. I like certainty, I don't like change. I love to plan. A few weeks ago I was given a date for an admission to an …

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Eating disorders Awareness Week 2018 – a day in the life of anorexic me.

Disclaimer - this blog may contain material which might be upsetting or unhelpful for people who are recovering or struggling with this an eating disorder. It will contain descriptions of unhelpful behaviors. Please consider this before continuing to read. The aim of the blog is to raise awareness of what someone with an eating disorder …

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Taking things literally or obsessive thinking?

Not my most catchy title I'm afraid. I try to avoid writing about really specific personal situations on my blog. I have done this before and have probably exposed myself too much. But the above is something I've been pondering this weekend as it seems to often be the cause of my downfall and I …

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Mindful photography

Before I had my most recent period of being acutely unwell from the results of having an eating disorder I had started studying for an online course. I'd had to extend my deadlines a number of times due to my health. It was distressing me that I still hadn't completed it, so as part of …

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