January Update

January Update

I’ve been writing about my former eating disorder for a while now and I fancied a catch up instead today. Let’s have a good old natter . . .

Amidst all the eating disorder writing—which takes a lot of time, recollection and in honesty, is pretty challenging too—I’ve been creating a HUGE ARRAY of wonderful dishes. Mostly due to the recipe books I received for Christmas. Thank you Nigella Lawson.

I’m a big Nigella fan and her . . .

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Eating Disorder Series Part 2: Cycles of Despair

Eating Disorder Series Part 2: Cycles of Despair

My first diet book had failed me and I was beyond disappointed. I’d pinned everything on it. It was supposed to fix me and all that was wrong with me. Even through my naivety, I knew it was the book at fault and not me—I’d followed every rule to the letter.

I remembered the exhilaration when I’d first picked it out; how alluring it had been as I ran my hands over its striking cover and how its words had . . .

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Eating Disorder Series Part 1: How It All Began

Eating Disorder Series Part 1: How It All Began

Falling off the Ledge

I’d eaten a cheese loaded baked potato for lunch and my blood sugar had soared to a lofty 25mmol/L.

This was a regular thing for me back then. I was on two injections a day and no one had offered me anything other than the original 1980’s approach to type one diabetes.

Thirteen years into living with this impossible condition and still, there was no semblance of the care I receive today. Scant education, inadequate support and archaic . . .

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Facing up to my Eating Disorder

Facing up to my Eating Disorder

Over the next few months, I’ll share information on my personal battle with food over an 18 year period. With diabetes along for the unfortunate ride.

After this introductory post, this series of posts will be super-short, super-snappy and share just a snippet of my journey each time. A lot of people seem to prefer . . .

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