Let’s Talk About Suicide!

TW: Suicidal thoughts/feelings. Suicide is a topic I am yet to speak about on my little ol’ blog. Indeed, I have delved into many areas of mental health including OCD, eating disorders, depression and anxiety. However, suicidal thoughts and feelings?…

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Challenging Change4Life?

We live in a world already dangerously obsessed with calorie counting, dieting and body image. The media is constantly dishing out (if you pardon the pun) conflicting advice on exactly what, when and how we should eat in order to…

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The Fight for Support

Today was supposed to be my first appointment with the eating disorder service up here at University. I say first, but technically that’s not true. Let me explain. One year ago I moved to a new city a few hours…

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Mental Health & Missing Out

Sometimes, you may feel unable to do the same things as all of your peers because of your mental health. This has happened to me countless times. In fact, I don’t think I’ve participated fully with anything my friends have…

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Eating Disorders: Fact From Fiction

  There’s an awful lot of misconceptions floating around when it comes to eating disorders and as an anorexia sufferer, addressing these misconceptions is extremely important to me. I’ve been meaning to write this post for some time as I…

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