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Vicky S. Patient Expert

London, United Kingdom
I write an eating disorder recovery blog; my own personal journey for health and to share what I believe in, that there is always hope. It also focuses on my dream to becoming a published author, a tool I firmly use in recovery and while I'm walking towards my goals, to pay bills I work on the... Full Bio
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100% by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I 100 percent hate eating disorders! Just when it feels as though you're breaking through; it jumps back up and I can't eat breakfast. I know it's only today, tomorrow I can ... Read on »
1st Dollar!!! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've made my first dollar from my writing, literally $1 from the advertising on Helium.com!!!!! The website is teaching me to write articles, it's fun and keeps me busy. I n ... Read on »
2 days by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm completely moved into my place now, pictures are up and everything is tucked away. Over the last few weeks I have thrown away, recycled or given to a charity store so mu ... Read on »
2 days in a row! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Today is the second day in a row, I have managed to hold off bingeing by eating a snack in the afternoon. After breakfast I made myself go out to the library; it's my new ha ... Read on »
25 by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders No longer can I say I am in my early twenties, it's offically mid twenties now! I've made it to 25! I am amazed I got here; when I was a kid my brother and I had our palms r ... Read on »
4 Weeks by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's been a month since I last posted, not much good at this am I? Truth is I really haven't felt like communicating with anyone in any form. As valentines day came and pass ... Read on »
50 things to remember by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders From my beautiful friend Danielle, a fighter through the toughest days........ 01. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 02. When in doubt, just take the ... Read on »
A whole day and night by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I managed to get through a whole day in scotland and night at work without bingeing (and purging at work). It was soooo hard but I was determined, followed my meal plan as c ... Read on »
Acknowledging and decisions by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Acknowledging There comes a time when acknowledging a problem must be faced. Time and energy has been spent hiding, denying and ignoring but you know somewhere in ... Read on »
Anorexia nearly killed my wife by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders This is a truly inspiring story of a husband who watched his wife fall into the clutches of anorexia and went so far as starving himself to try to understand the illness, th ... Read on »
Back to work? by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The last week has gone way too fast, am I really going back to work this evening? I'm completely out of night shift mode and not looking forward to heading up to Fort Willia ... Read on »
BEAT by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders BEAT are a UK based charity fighting eating disorders, I joined them last week as a member and hope to fundraise for them in the future. They have a helpline for youths and ... Read on »
Beat eating disorder videos: Friends by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The UK's eating disorder charity BEAT have released a series of videos aimed at spreading the awareness of ed's; they show how you can learn to support someone suffering and ... Read on »
Beat eating disorder videos: Friends by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The UK's eating disorder charity BEAT have released a series of videos aimed at spreading the awareness of ed's; they show how you can learn to support someone suffering and u ... Read on »
Bila update by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Last night, a month after Bila was admitted to hospital, I finally recieved news on how she's doing. My heart was in my throat when I saw on the Myspace update ... Read on »
Bila's awake! :-) by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Bila is out of her coma! :-) I am unbelievably relived! There was no word of how she was doing for about a month but all her friends have kept in mind 'no news is good news' ... Read on »
Bila's Home :-) by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders After 4 weeks in hospital Bila is home :-) She's pretty exhausted but fighting strong and looking forward to her future. For now she's still under 24 hr care but her own bed ... Read on »
Bila's in ICU by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've been trying to decide what to write for days, I had a post planned about old temptations but I'm not comfortable writing about my own recovery at the moment, probably b ... Read on »
Bills, bills, bills..... by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's been a month for paying all those companies who provide us with our comfortable life. Couldn't be writing this without electricity, or excersing without the water, clea ... Read on »
Boa Tarde by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Ola! Still no word from my invisible boyfriend. He's 43 if he wanted to break up I would have thought he'd be able to actually tell me! I through with being paranoi ... Read on »