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OCD

It’s tough watching someone you love struggle. Especially when their struggle becomes yours too. My Dad has OCD. He’s been to therapy for it and I can thankfully say that it has worked wonders. It started out as something small; little changes in his life which made him uncomfortable. As those small changes were followed…

Bullying.

There’s that age old saying; “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. I’m not sure where this originated but I find it hard to believe that this person experienced anyone saying nasty things to them. Bullying comes in a multitude of forms. It doesn’t necessarily have to be the…

Bulimia and anxiety from the outside: Part 2

I am not quite sure when my niece was sucked under by this horrible eating disorder and anxiety. I think the ‘straw that broke the camel’s back’ was when her university colleagues decided one day that it would be acceptable to demolish my niece’s confidence by telling her she was ‘fat’. She has never been…

Eating Disorders

Hi everyone. This week will feature 3 guest posts talking about the issue of Bulimia through their eyes. Hopefully these posts will help people not only dealing with the issue of eating disorders but those who are helping others deal with this issue. I have an eating disorder. That was tough to write. They’re sneaky…

I love my family, but…

Family. It’s a strange one. I’m fortunate enough to have had the best parents I could have asked for – they dealt with the emo phase, with me coming out and with me generally being a moody teenager, and supported me and made me able to do what I do today. But they drive me…