Step Two

I hate talking to my GP about my weight. For so long, the main response I would get would be: have you considered lap band surgery? That's not the kind of answer I'm looking for, for multiple reasons. Lap band doesn't always work. Not really. Not long term. I've seen...

Fixation

People always insist that if you really want to know if a diet is working for you, focus on the measurements not the weight. Diets can take time to work, you can plateau easily when it comes to weight, and weight fluctuates a lot. Measurements are a more reliable...

Diet and Review

The 5:2 diet is freaking hard. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. But, strangely, when you work out the right foods to have... it becomes easier to deal with and the longer you do it, it continues to become easier. I doubt I will ever not struggle a bit on the days...

My First Step

The person who pointed out my eating disorder was a psychologist. I was seeing them about something else, when I asked her about getting help because I felt like my body was falling apart. We talked a bit about what I was going through and she asked me about my...

Eating Disorder

You tend to forget, at times, that there are multiple forms of eating disorders. You have the ones you hear about, anorexia and bulimia, which are horrible illnesses; but there are others too which you don't always know about or think about when it comes to someone...

The Start of Something New

I started a very tough, long personal journey this year and it's taken awhile to come to terms with things. But to start at the beginning of the journey, I need to go back a few years to explain some background as to why I'm where I am. This is a journey to become...

Unicorn. Pastel. Rainbow. Hair!

Unicorn. Pastel. Rainbow. Hair!

I've been saying for ages, if I ever got the chance to dye my hair rainbow, I'd take it. That chance has come! Brett and Sarah, my adorable best friend couple, are getting married and I'm Best Man. However, that's not the only way that I would be standing out at the...

The Eternal Freshie

The Eternal Freshie

Most people know that I am a self-proclaimed Roller Derby Tragic. My interest in the sport has led me to meet some incredible people, both on track and off. I’ve seen several up and coming players on their way to becoming amazing. I’ve met some of the loveliest people...

The Case of the Missing Me

The Case of the Missing Me

Its been forever since I had a chance to just sit down and write what was on my mind. This post is just a general overview of what's been happening, and hopefully, kicking me back into regular writing. I've been feeling like things are simultaneously going both...

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