I am on holiday. Some people they may ask, 'from what?'; I don’t work but I do study, part-time. I have been off from university for 2 months now, surely that counts as a holiday? I'm going to say no, not really. Firstly, I spent ~a month of that time being unwell with the dysphoric … Continue reading Rules To Live By In Numbers
In the final stage of starting to get active the focus is on actually starting to move. Feel free to move in any way which suits you and here are some lessons I've learned along the way when turning getting active into part of my permanent lifestyle. This stage is called, Becoming the Kinetic Energetic. … Continue reading The Puzzle of Movement: Becoming the Kinetic Energetic
In order to be healthy and by healthy I mean truly healthy: good vital signs, good level of fitness and a healthy mind, you don't need to have a 6-pack. There is no definitive quantitative score that defines health despite the amount and in-depth analysis of numerical recordings we can gather to indicate health or … Continue reading Food Rule #9: Health is a State of Being, Not a Number
Sometimes we need to remember to be rational and emotional, calculated and in touch with the incalculable. In a world full of messages bombarding us that we need to be this, that and XYZ by 25 - I'm saying, heck, life isn't like that and that's OK. My life didn't turn out how I had … Continue reading You. Are. Enough.
My weight loss journey so far has been steady and slow. I've lost a few pounds, which I'm happy about despite totally falling off the banwagon with calorie counting this week - which proved a better diea when I was calorie counting because without counting calories old ED thoughts crop up of, "isn't that a bit … Continue reading The Diet Update
I finished my second year in 2011. I remember spending evening after evening in the library trying to finish and move on with my studies. It was difficult for me, and I had mastered not eating for days on end resulting in a steep decline in my weight. I would listen to songs on repeat … Continue reading Songs of My Journey: 2011, Struggling On
|Parental Response| The silence, so distant and removed: the house sat in eerie stillness bar the muffled ruffling from the kitchen. Shaken hands clutching at cereal boxes, buttering bread and shoving down the inner packet to appear untouched since the morning whilst feeding in frenzy, a clatter of the spoon rapidly clanging within the bowl … Continue reading Shut Your Mouth: 1. A Scared Sickness