I'm a Twenty year old mental health advocate. My goal is to help diminish the stigma that surrounds mental health, I'm doing this by being open about my own mental health issues, and also by educating others on mental illnesses,With knowledge comes understanding, with understanding comes acceptance.
Tag Archives: eating disorder
It’s all over the December issues of magazines, “Celebrate without gaining weight”, “How to: not gain weight this holiday season” and of course you will find in the January magazines “how to loose those holiday pounds” but why must these … Continue reading
It’s been my title for half my life, the mental health girl, the girl that people know has depression, anxiety, an eating disorder, the girl defined by the scars on her body, and the girl that has been overcome with … Continue reading
I’ve spent the past couple of weeks trying to clean out my room of all the possible triggering things. Things such as negative paintings and sketches, empty bottles that have been hiding under my bed, and all the possible self injurious … Continue reading
While in my eating disorder program we learned partialy what it takes to be fully diagnosed with an eating disorder. With me and my love of psychology I was quite interested in this aspect of this particular group session so … Continue reading
*Still Inpatient* I have written numours times about my eating issues. When I was younger I was plagued with Anorexia, and as the years went by for a few months I was going through Binge Eating Disorder. Recently I have … Continue reading
*Still Inpatient* The tree is lit, the decorations are hung and presents are wrapped, but sadly this year I am spending my Christmas here as in an inpatient here on the psychiatric ward, where there is a small Christmas tree … Continue reading