I have a message to anyone experiencing, or recovering from, bulimia.
I have a new practise when I am feeling anxious, and it seems to be working. I take myself somewhere I can be alone (yep, often a toilet cubicle if I’m having an episode at work) and I start stripping myself of all of the layers that add weight to my world. All of the [...]
The moment I gave myself permission to be a bit more chilled about getting things done... the more I actually GOT things done because I wasn't sat in my whirlwind of thoughts, absolutely paralysed by the amount of things I thought I HAD to do.
I’m sat here typing as a last ditch attempt to focus my mind on something other than how hap-hazard my breathing is.
To “chill out” my head, in the same way that we would ice our ankle, foot, quads…
To achieve “all the things”, you quite simply just have to crack on and just DO “all the things”
How running helped me overcome bulimia and how to ensure you use it SAFELY as a handy part of your mental health toolbox.