Eating disorders awareness week 2019 – a sense of pride.

This is blog 1 out of 2 which I will publish this week. In this blog I am sharing a series of photos that I have prepared for the Local Health Integration team for Eating Disorders. In my second blog I will talk about things which can support recovery and how important discharge planning is. …

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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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Home from hospital – mental health awareness week 2018

Just when you think you've covered all the awareness weeks another one comes along from the shadows, brandishing itself on social media. For this awareness day I'd like to write about my hospital admission to an Eating Disorder unit, of which I have just been discharged from. I don't think a huge amount is known …

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It’s not the quantity but the quality – saying the right words in the moment.

I try not to write posts about treatment I've received when I'm unhappy about it. I appreciate that at the moment my mental health isn't great so my perspective, understanding or recall of a situation may not be correct. However, a situation has been going round in my head for the last couple of days …

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