I had sort of been aware of the fasting apps being advertised on Facebook and Instagram, I suppose. I was aware that they were there, but it hadn’t really twigged because my pages always seem full of advertisements for diets (I guess that this is because I am a twenty-eight year old female who spends […]Read More What happened when I, someone with an eating disorder, downloaded popular fasting apps.
The current trend is for everyone to say that anorexia isn’t ‘about the food’. That’s what people say when they’re trying to sound knowledgeable and as though they have an insider perspective on what’s going on inside your head. Personally – and you have every right to disagree with me – I think that it’s […]Read More About the Food
I have been weighed every week (at least once; sometimes twice) since December 2012. That’s approximately four hundred and seventy six times. Today – September 19th 2017 – I was weighed for the last time. I promised, when I started this blog, that it was going to be about neither weight nor me. You’re going […]Read More A Post About my Weight
I’m wearing shorts today. Actually, I’ve been wearing my pyjamas for about 90% of the day, apart from when I put a dress on because it’s Fathers’ Day and I’m not completely lazy but they are pyjamas with shorts. And they are pretty. And they are comfortable. I don’t like heat because it makes me […]Read More Summer, Scars and Stretch-marks
My guide to New Year’s Resolutions.Read More Things you don’t have to do
Described to an alien (who shares our values system) point by point, my life now is so much better than it was before. I’ve just returned from the best holiday I’ve ever been on with my boyfriend; I love my friends to bits and I’m surrounded by supportive people; I’m entering the first winter where I’m not absolutely […]Read More The Green-Eyed Monster
I have decided, in the wake of strop, to become a fashion guru, in the style of St. Trinian Susannah. Therefore, before advising one upon which knickerbocker will enperten ones saggy bits, I think it wise to make everyone feel just a little bit rubbish about the body they were born with, which appears to work and breathe […]Read More REVEALED: What your body shape says about you