After eight hours of driving through the night, driving through two borders, then a quick meal with a new athletics coach, unpacking the majority of my entire life into a small accommodation halls room, and saying a teary and very anxious goodbye to my parents as they set off for another eight hour car journey … Continue reading A Debrief of a Masters: MSc Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
You support the family. You support the friends. You support the colleagues. You support everyone. If you do this, you support the person with the eating disorder.
When I was unwell, I was heavily addicted to Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia sites; a method of keeping me stuck in the cycle of disordered eating. This is my experience.
An eating disorder is a powerful thing. It can ruin many years of your life. It can take away your joy to eat. It can damage your body nearly beyond repair. It can leave lasting physical problems. It embeds itself in your mind like a parasite. It is consuming. It is enduring. And, it can rob you entirely of your identity.