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I’m Not Okay With The Stigma That Still Surrounds People With Eating Disorders

Sadly, stigma about mental illness is still very much alive and kicking. Admirable efforts from charities, the NHS, individuals, social media, the government, schools, researchers, celebrities etc. are, undoubtedly, making a difference (hurrah) but we have a long way to go until we neutralise stigmatising beliefs, and harmful view-points. Individuals, who have an eating disorder, [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Alexis' posts|0 Comments

Fat Is Not A Feeling!

I walked into the group therapy room. There was the usual arrangement of hospital chairs, you know the ones with uncomfortable but well cushioned seats, and threadbare arms. Ten identical blue, miserable looking chairs in a box room with light blue walls. And the flip chart board. We all piled in, and as usual an [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Alexis' posts|Comments Off on Fat Is Not A Feeling!

Eating Disorders and My Recovery

Disclaimer: These are just my thoughts and opinions and there is no one right way for anyone when wading through the murky waters of eating disorder recovery.   Right now it's just gone 8am on a Sunday morning. The mornings are getting lighter. I'm in a fab mood and am sipping on an overly hot salted caramel green [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Alexis' posts|Comments Off on Eating Disorders and My Recovery