“When people say “recovery”, you typically think of returning to how you were before your illness. But there is no going back. Yo...”
“I tried bulimia once There’s nothing quite as lovely as a thoughtful message from someone who understands: “Sorry you’re going through thi...”
last year I was dying last month I wasn’t sure if I could go on last week I was contemplating giving up this week I am trying to do better this month I am fighting this year I am living
If you’re battling an eating disorder right now, I just want to say, you fight, warrior.way to go. this is probably the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do. You are beating an illness that tells you to do the opposite of what you need for survival. DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW AMAZING THAT IS? ...
struggling to not relapse is so fucked up it’s just like ‘oh hey remember that thing that you did that ruined your life/nearly killed you that time, how about you try that again, it’ll definitely work out well this time, you’ll be so much better..’
Reminder: You are allowed to love yourself. You are allowed to put yourself first. You are allowed to take care of yourself. You are allowed to not want to hurt anymore. You are allowed to want to be happy. You are allowed to actually be happy. You are allowed to live.
you cannot recover from anxiety by ‘staying calm’ you cannot recover from depression by ‘smiling more’ you cannot recover from an eating disorder by ‘just eating’ if mental illness were that simple we wouldn’t be struggling in the first place
the most important thing right now is you look after yourself put yourself first if you aren’t okay then nothing else will seem okay either tell yourself you’re wonderful treat yourself right you are the most important thing right now everything else will fall into place
- Anorexia:You can lose so much weight.
- Me:Well... sometimes I have the feeling I can do crystal meth, but then I think, mmm... better not.