At the peak of my illness, I double trained (sometimes triple trained) most days, ran at least 5k every single day, and never took a day off. From July 2016 to January 2017, I had one rest day, and that was totally not a welcome one. I’d simply been too hungover to move from my…… Continue reading Looking back to look forward.
Not gonna lie I’m going to whip out an awful pun soon, and you know what? You’re just going to have to love it. A couple of weeks ago I was browsing through Netflix, and saw a new addition had appeared, a Netflix original, called To The Bone, and, an hour and a half later, I…… Continue reading Netflix is cranking it up.
I’ve mentioned in a previous post that I really get along with my work colleagues- that I like them all enough to be able to spend more than a few hours with them without having to plaster on a huge fake smile and talk about things I have no interest in. And there is an…… Continue reading Music and Mental Health
In February I started a new job in a local restaurant and, though I don’t want to be a waitress for the rest of my life and I also do not agree with the way the place is run, I was fortunate enough to meet a great bunch of people with whom I work… Louise,…… Continue reading The people you work with make all the difference.
Bags packed, car loaded, days off, no responsibilities. Going on holiday is one of the most exciting feelings in the world. Unless all you can think about is what you’ll be eating and the lack of gym over the next four days. It sounds so silly written down… even when I say it out loud…… Continue reading The realities of holidaying with an eating disorder.
What do you do when you become a year older? Go out, get so drunk you can’t make it in for work the next morning; get a piercing or a tattoo; get a drastic hair cut; go on holiday; go shopping and spend a ridiculous amount of money? The options are pretty much endless… and…… Continue reading Just keep running..
Lotus: a flower whose roots are firmly attached to the bottom of murky and muddy ponds, yet still manages to blossom and bloom towards the sunlight, showing its true beauty at the surface of the water. I can’t think of anything more fitting to describe what us as human beings go through in our lives.…… Continue reading We’re all just our own versions of lotus flowers.