Why 29 was the issue…

If I hadn’t mentioned it enough, I have recently turned 29. A birthday which I was truly dreading. A birthday that meant truly so much and signalled more than just the date of my birth. For others, on hearing of my tender 29 years and my moaning of aching bones and yes I am sure…

Knowledge is power, power can be recovery.

I promised that Tuesday would be the day of knowledge. It had been such an exciting day appearing on local radio speaking about my illness, the anorexia that took hold with a malicious and violent grip. The knowledge that I want to try and give though is not of clinical diagnosis but of the very…

A history of therapy, with a tap tap tap

Therapy in Eating Disorder recovery is absolutely paramount to the longevity of ones wellbeing. Psychological and Physiological treatments are each as important as the other, working in tangent to ease the mangled complexity of the illness. For recovery to “work” the sufferer has to, I had to and have to continue to, commit 100%, finding…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week- A plan…STAN!

Eating disorders Awareness Week.- A time when we encourage the most precious of conversations in order to raise awareness and understanding of an illness that disrupts and ruins the lives of so many people. There seems to be an awareness week/day for most things recently- Only last week it was National Pie day (I appreciate…

Opportunity and Hope

It’s been a while and AnEarToHear has continued to blossom and I hope, support people who just like me, struggle not only with their eating disordered but their mental health. There are 2 words that I keep coming back to. Hope Opportunity So often, recovery from Eating Disorders are masked in negativity. We are frequently…