Notes to self, on a down day

Go outside. I know when you’re capital d Down, that your uniform is pyjamas and your place of residence the sofa and the sound of the telly dulls the chaos of your brain but just put on your trainers and go outside. Fresh air, daylight, the breeze, they’ll all do you good. Remind yourself that the world is bigger than how you feel right now…

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How to be OK with gaining weight

For a long time, I wanted, so desperately, to just feel normal around food. I wanted to just feel OK about eating breakfast without analysing the numbers and enjoy a cheese board with my friends without subconsciously committing to a ten mile run the next day and stop thinking about Easter Eggs all. the. effin’. time…

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One big side effect of disordered eating that not enough people bang on about

It's a funny thing, isn't it? That we've all probably started a diet thinking, or maybe hoping and wishing, that by cutting our carbs or fasting two days a week that we'll lose some weight and unlock our next-level-selves. Our cool, calm, confidence, thin, healthy, sexy selves. But when I lost the weight I wanted to…

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The thing that always helps me when I feel weird about food, exercise and my body

If you're a dieter or an ex-dieter or a woman or literally just any human walking through this world with its bullshit diet culture and cult of thinness and 'syns', points and step-counters, you've probably spent a good long time battling with disordered thoughts.

I mean the ones that make you feel guilty.

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