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Sarah Robertson
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Let’s just look at where we are!
So as much as I try not to look back and reflect and look forward and set myself so many resolutions at this time of year truth is I like doing it and I actually find it quite helpful (as long as I don’t beat myself up about not sticking to it midyear and a...
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What I've learnt about recovery at Christmas
"It's the most wonderful time of the year...."  But it can also be one of the hardest if you're recovering from an eating disorder. The types of food around us, the amount of food around us, the talk of 'Christmas binges' and gaining weight seems to be cons...
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Recovery Journals Throwback (16th November)
Wednesday 16 th November 2011 I still keep getting these pangs of panic in the pit of my
stomach when I think about the amount of calories I am consuming. I have this
anxiety that might only take over me for a minute or even a second but it
bothers me that ...
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Recovery Journals Throwbacks (11th & 12th Nov)
I am starting to sort through journals I kept through recovery and these are extracts from this weekend in 2011 and 2012. This was around 3 months then a year into treatment, it highlights the underlying thoughts that carried through and some of which remai...
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Not okay in my own skin
Thighs that rub together and look chunky in tights. That feeling of a bra digging into flesh on my sides. Clothes hanging to my bloated stomach that has suddenly become a lot more prominent than it was. A face that is round and sides that are square, not na...
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Thought splurges and avoiding urges...
I often talk about anorexia in the past tense, like "because I battled with anorexia..." or "when I was ill with anorexia..." and so on, but I know WHY I do that, NOT because I consider myself over it, or fully recovered as some people say, but because it's...
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Was it something I said?
A passing thought for many from time to time, but possibly one of the consuming thoughts I have on a daily, maybe even hourly basis. It's either something I said, did or didn't do or something I am likely to do or say, because, well I always mess it up. It'...
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Oh, it's different now, okay?
One thing I find 'this side' of treatment, and by that I mean I'm no longer in treatment, Is it is much harder to express how I feel and how I get on with life. It's actually now six year since I was referred and labelled with this anorexia nervosa thing. I...
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Oh, it's different now, okay?
One thing I find this side of treatment, and by that I mean I'm no longer in treatment, Is it is much harder to express how I feel and how I get on with life.  I'm not going to try and kid anybody that I get on with life without any issues. Quite clearly I ...
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