Jade Marie

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Mental Health

Learning To Love My Body & Entering “Real” Recovery

Whenever people say recovery, they seem to assume that you just return to how you were before. But the truth is, theres no real “going back”. You have to reinvent yourself and learn who you are now because it won’t be the person you were before. That sounds rather dramatic reading it back but it’s true. It’s also a good thing! I’ve already written in depth about how I ended up becoming anorexic, which you can read in this post here if you’re interested. While I speak a lot  ...

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Mental Health

A Battle with Emetophobia: My Personal Story

This post was originally written as a guest post for JohnRdToVol Trigger warning: this post contains talk of anorexia and being sick. Please don’t read if either of these things could upset you! No one likes being sick, I mean its hardly a pleasant experience. But for most people thats all it is, something they don’t like but thats just an unavoidable fact of life. Not so for people who suffer from Emetophobia. You might be wondering just what the hell it even is though: Emetophobia is  ...

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Mental Health

How Blogging Has Changed My Life: #WorldMentalHealthDay

Now like the title suggests, blogging has changed my life in ways I never would have expected. It's given me access to the blogging community and they are such a lovely bunch of people! They're so kind and supportive and for a woman who spent her entire time in education getting physically and verbally bullied it was a bit of a shock to say the least! I had to constantly remind myself they weren't being sarcastic, they actually meant what they said...emoticon are a lifesaver! Bloody hell  ...

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Mental Health

My Anorexia Story & Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

Recently I’ve noticed the the media seems to glamorise the subject of Mental Health for some bizarre reason. It’s seen as something cute to have, even fashionable! I don’t know why this has come about, it seems to have happened with a lot of Mental Health conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and even self harm. I’ve wanted to write a post about the side effects of eating disorders for a while and seeing things like this is the media recently has  ...

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Lifestyle

July Goals

I can’t believe that it’s the first of July today, where on earth has this year gone?! I’m now closer to 23 than I am to 22! Since I started my blog in he middle of June I decided that I would wait until now to write a goals post, I think they’re a lot better if you do them at the beginning of the month so you know what you need to be concentrating on. I love reading these kind of posts as not only does it get me motivated for the new month ahead but they can also give me  ...

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