Change is in the air.

Recovery is largely about change. We are changing our beliefs, our habits, our controls, our lives. We are changing from a place of darkness to a place of living. Its a process which is far from easy. But, change… It is a good thing. Change results in freedom. We can create freedom from all those sensations of sadness, anger, […]

Support? Really?!

I have experienced first hand the medical system supplied to help young people with eating disorders and I can tell you this: It sucks. Okay. Maybe I am being a little harsh, but large elements of it sucks. When I first realised I needed help, I visited my doctor and explained, in a rather emotional […]

It’s called Extreme Hunger for a reason.

Its fairly difficult to find first hand experiences of Extreme Hunger (EH) and yet, it is fairly common for someone recovering from a restrictive eating disorder to experience it. So, I find myself asking, ‘Why is it like this?’ and my conclousi0n has been we are ashamed of our EH. Of course, we do not need […]

Riding the Recovery Road

Twenty-eight days ago I began my ‘real’ recovery. I took the plunge on committing to the Minnie Maud guidelines. Eleven days ago, I was fully enrolled in the guidelines and began eating 3000 calories as a minimum. Since then, the days have been a bumpy road of emotions. During my period of quasi-recovery, when I […]

Knock Knock. ‘Who’s there?’ ‘Hunger.’

I’m writing this post for a few reasons. Partly because I started this blog to talk about my recovery process; partly because I find writing out the ups and downs and lefts and rights of my life helps me understand myself a little better; and finally, partly because I could not find a post online […]