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… Continue reading What to do if a friend/partner is struggling with an eating disorder?
I think the topic binge eating has been one of my most requested blog posts the past few months, and i have been meaning to write this post for a while. Binge eating - and bulimia - are mental illnesses which don't always show from the outside and are secretive illnesses which people can suffer… Continue reading Binge eating recovery: Tips, advice, my experience: Masterpost
I have been meaning to write this post for a while now, but never got around to actually sitting down to share my thoughts. That was until yesterday, when i brought up the topic of having exercise/gymrat/cardiobunny as my identity a few years ago. I became known as the "fitness person" and the runner in… Continue reading Getting stuck in the recovery community – when “recovering” becomes your identity
Losing your period can happen for many reasons, and it is important to figure out why your period is gone. If it's gone for just a month or two, it could just be signs that you have been overly stressed or maybe undereating/overexercising or you have had a hormonal imbalance. If your period has been… Continue reading How to get your period back
Having extreme hunger or extreme cravings or uncontrollable binging sessions is not a healthy relationship with food and is often a sign that something is wrong. Binge eating (or bulimia - where you also compensate for the binging) is actually a lot more common than people realise, and it is an eating disorder that many… Continue reading Dealing with extreme hunger and binges? | Nutrition advice | Masterpost
If you love exercising it often requires more willpower to not exercise than it does to go workout. Many would find this hard to believe. But just like with anything, if you love it you want to do more of it/have more of it... example if you find a new series you want to watch… Continue reading Exercise addiction – my story & advice
I have the "luxury" problem of loving to workout and exercise. I love going to the gym and for me it's just part of my daily routine and nothing I have to force myself to do. I know that this is the opposite of how most people feel about working out. But this also means… Continue reading The importance of rest