Overeating, extreme hunger, binge eating |How they differ

Many people lightheartedly use the word, “Binged” when they actually mean overate. Many in eating disorder recovery – specially restrictive eating disorders – can go through periods of extreme hunger, but they think it is binging. Extreme hunger and binging can seem very similar, but they are very different. One could be classified as consequences/symptoms…

You have to start somewhere – it is ok to be a beginner

Two days into my internship and i can tell you i am feeling rather mentally tired. Though pretty much everyone told me this beforehand… there is alot to take in, new faces, new information, new work routine…. so even if the 9 hour workdays days aren’t so tough, i.e i am used to working those…

What to do if a friend/partner is struggling with an eating disorder?

Aside from the regular question of, “how do i recover?” i also get asked frequently by friends/family/partners of someone who is sick, or someone they suspect is sick. Being close to someone who you see is struggling – whether they are open about it or not, can be incredibly frustrating, sad, stressful and many other…

23 things I’ve learnt this past year |My Birthday!

Friday the 30th November, and that means it is my birthday today!! I am not someone who gets crazy hyped or excited about my birthday, usually it just a standard day for me and i don’t feel the need to celebrate or make a big deal out of my birthday. And i am not someone…

Normalizing eating disorder behaviour?

Something i have seen alot of online in recent years…. is a normalizing of certain behaviour, which in my opinion is not the healthiest of behaviour. Sometimes people leave comments encouraging certain behaviour… and it leaves me wondering, what effect does that comment have on the person who wrote the caption. I am sure people…