High and Dry

High and Dry

It’s been over six months since I went sober and it’s something I’m frequently asked about. People assume that I must have an iron will not to succumb to the temptation of a delicious, mollifying glass of wine. I guess that’s true to some...
The Rehabilitated Fashion Victim

The Rehabilitated Fashion Victim

In my last few posts, I have almost exclusively written about mental health. I loved blogging about Heidi Herkes and how her life-changing accident not only affected her state of mind but also her personal style. She found a way to be helpful to others and build a new...
‘Mastering the art of what I have left’

‘Mastering the art of what I have left’

It was a muggy Saturday afternoon and I felt bleary and bewildered after being up all night with a fractious toddler. I was on my way to interview a woman named Heidi Herkes who I’d never met before. She’d had been introduced by a mutual friend over email. My friend...
Recovery

Recovery

In my last blog post, I wrote about my recent eating disorder relapse. I received so many lovely and supportive comments and I appreciated every one. As I progress through my recovery, I realise it is not a linear process and there have been several bumps along the...
My eating disorder and me

My eating disorder and me

After a long period of poor mental health, I am now on the way to recovery. I have briefly mentioned that I’ve not been well, here on the blog and on my social media channels, but I didn’t want to write about it at length until I felt things have settled...

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