#Headlines/Bodylines – My First Body Positive Campaign

#Headlines/Bodylines – My First Body Positive Campaign

Getting dressed in the morning and making sure the lights are dim. Having my evening shower and closing my eyes as I run the sponge over a body – my body?? My arms are acceptable, but I can’t face my legs – my “problem area”. At one time their strength and curves felt like a … Continue reading “#Headlines/Bodylines – My First Body Positive Campaign”

Eating Disorders and Identity: From Recovery to Recovered and Beyond

Eating Disorders and Identity: From Recovery to Recovered and Beyond

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about identity and how important it is to both mental and physical recovery from eating disorders. When we feel trapped in the worst phases of an eating disorder, we can feel that we don’t have a clue who we are anymore; all we know is that we’re ill. I’m … Continue reading “Eating Disorders and Identity: From Recovery to Recovered and Beyond”

My Sock It Tour Of London – In Eating Disorders Awareness Week

My Sock It Tour Of London – In Eating Disorders Awareness Week

In response to Beat’s call to all its supporters to raise awareness this week by recording a short video on why we’re supporting their Why Wait? campaign, here’s my contribution as I’m nearing the end of My Sock It Tour Of London. Click on the link below to see my video 🙂 Hannah-EDAW2018 My fundraising tour … Continue reading “My Sock It Tour Of London – In Eating Disorders Awareness Week”

The GP Consultation – Best and Worst Practice

The GP Consultation – Best and Worst Practice

This is my first post focusing specifically on eating disorder treatment. Having spent years believing both treatment and full recovery weren’t accessible to me, and having never spoken to others about their treatment stories, I’ve felt unsure about how common my experiences have been. I’m still researching, speaking to other sufferers and recoverers and learning, … Continue reading “The GP Consultation – Best and Worst Practice”

I don’t have the perfect body…cos there ain’t no such thing!

I don’t have the perfect body…cos there ain’t no such thing!

Since beginning My Sock It Tour Of London fundraising for Beat, I’ve been thinking even more about the messages of the body positivity movement. My fundraising campaign is not only a logistical and meteorological challenge – running it alongside work and needing to be outdoors a lot in what seems to be a cold month; … Continue reading “I don’t have the perfect body…cos there ain’t no such thing!”

My Sock It Tour of London – Fundraising For Beat

My Sock It Tour of London – Fundraising For Beat

This blog post is a little different from usual! Firstly, it’s a video 🙂 And secondly, it’s a call for help in my forthcoming fundraising for Beat, the national eating disorders charity (https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/). Check out my video to find out more about My Sock It Tour of London. And please do visit my Just Giving … Continue reading “My Sock It Tour of London – Fundraising For Beat”