• It's Okay

     “Acceptance allow you to grow, and in time heal wounds formed from mental storms.”In the last few years it took many months and countless attacks to finally believe in a simple phrase. The darkness held its ground, but my escape of writing spread through the cracks of its foundation and shined light in places unimaginable. Each letter formed, slowly chipped away at the infrastructure fear had on me. Investing time in a different perspective allowed ...

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    Tags:
    hope,
    acceptance,
    self love
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  • Challenging my disordered thoughts

    I never realized how deeply involved I was in my eating disorder until I started recovery. It was a very harsh realization to accept I was no longer in control of it and that what I was doing was actually causing me serious physical harm. Accepting the problem was real was the first practical step towards recovery. I began to challenge my thoughts and try identify if they were as a result of disordered thinking ...

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    Tags:
    acceptance,
    reflection,
    taking control,
    eating disorder,
    anorexia
  • Wearing my Shadow

    I am learning to own my darkest shadows, perhaps I shall wear Them like a cape. I can hide in Them and bide in Them, until the sun within me rises, and I can breathe again, without choking on Their thick, velvety, folds. Sometimes They are warm, familiar and comforting like liquorice, Others They are cold and isolating, and the wind whips through me to push all of the clouds away, But The Shadows they ...

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    Tags:
    depression,
    acceptance,
    strength