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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Helping Family / Carers Understand Recovery

Raw Recovery Emotions And Loved Ones

A personal post… When I was going through my early stage of intense recovery last year, I stayed with my parents for a few months. And although I owned my recovery, my parents were there, providing emotional support and regrettably (for me now) taking the brunt of the pure, raw and very real emotions that […]

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Emotion Motivation Recovery Rewiring

Time To Look Forward… Or Was It?

The past couple of weeks have not been easy in recovery.  I have had increased anxiety and a drop in mood across some of the days and it has been a bit more dippy in the recovery rollercoaster than it was for a while. Things have been feeling tougher again and the prospect of keeping […]

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Emotion Recovery

Emotions Returning

A Post Originally Written For Instagram Towards The Start Of My Recovery: A much needed good old fashioned cup of tea goes well with a pain au chocolat and was a temporary moment of relief from what was a highly emotional afternoon and evening. It is definitely true that an eating disorder numbs us of […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Recovery

Recovery Is Hard

A Post Originally Written For Instagram Towards The Start Of My Recovery: We talk a lot about the food side of eating disorder recovery and the new food hurdles we are jumping and delicious cuisine we are enjoying… but we often fail to talk about the fact that recovery is not all fun and games!! […]