disability, film, tv, and music, Uncategorized

Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

Rare diseases. They're called 'rare' for a reason, and not usually talked about much, apart from on said awareness days or weeks where people care for the most minuscule of moments. One thing that will always resonate with me was an experience I had in my last year of sixth form. I remember, one day… Continue reading Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

mental health, Uncategorized

Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

There is one phrase I live by when times are tough; "Nourish your soul." Primarily, I began to use this for bopo purposes, in the sense of 'nourish your body', without allowing it to be exclusive; because when the ED hits and thoughts are spiralling round, nourishing your body can seem like a toxic idea.… Continue reading Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

Foodie, mental health

On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.

26th February marked the beginning of a very important week; Eating Disorder Awareness Week. If you don't do anything else this week, I ask just one thing of you: To be aware. Not everyone will be comfortable enough to share their stories. Not everyone will have the emotional energy- whether it's the ED that sucks… Continue reading On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.