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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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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 »
Canada by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm off to canada! To visit my mum for 10 days, I can't wait! I'll update when I'm out there, right now I'm rushng about to catch my train to London. I managed to n ... Read on »
Deal with it by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders If I eat it, I deal with it That is my mantra right now. The past few days haven't been so good but twice when I felt like bingeing I put it off for a couple of ... Read on »
Temptation by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Even without that horrible consuming urge to binge, I've found just having food around means I might start bingeing anyway. This is when I hate the disorder most; I didn't h ... Read on »
Supermarkets and changing clocks by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Another week over, one more to go until I leave for Canada! I have a lot to do but tonight is for relaxing! I braved the supermarket this afternoon and put back most of the ... Read on »
Essays + working together by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders 'We bite back' ( www.webiteback.com ) accepted 2 essys I wrote; I'm so stoked! There are wonderful words and support on their site. I totally believe if everyone works toget ... Read on »
Marathon's by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Thank you for the comments, it's good to hear other people and not just my rambling's! If I hadn't fallen back into the eating disorder trap I would have been runni ... Read on »
One good day, one bad. by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Thursday was good, I went to bed binge free. I actually got to brush my teeth before going to sleep, normally I've purged not long before and don't want to rub stomach acid ... Read on »
Couarge by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders This is a video I found on YouTube, it focuses on Anorexia but it shows the real PHYSICAL effects of eating disorders. It scares me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v ... Read on »
Home by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm home and missing canada already; it's my top prioity to get out there now. I was able to eat a lot better because I was out of my usual routine; one day back here and it ... Read on »
Going Home by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm leaving Canada tomorrow afternoon; I want to stay. I absolutely love it here and I miss mum and the family so much. I had a wonderful time egg hunting with J ... Read on »
Slow steps by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I took a step forward today, I spoke to my mum about my ED. It was only a very brief comment about my health and how I'm fighting my way through it. She said she knows its n ... Read on »
Reflections and resolutions by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders OK, I am resolved to beat bulimia again! The trip up to Fort William was great (and I didn't want to go!) The weather was warmer and sunnier than London, which i ... Read on »
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 »
The down side of working nights? by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders ...........you're wide awake on your nights off! Stopped jet lag setting in for me though. I haven't been able to post as much as I would li ... Read on »
I'm an Auntie by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm an Auntie again!! Gabriel William Bajela was born yesterday on his grandpa's birthday weighing 9lbs 14oz. As soon as I get pictures I'll be posting them, I'm so proud. M ... Read on »
SPRING! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I love spring! Baby ducks are hatching and Lambs playing, this is the best time of year and I feel great about it! It makes fighting bulimia so worth while and today has bee ... Read on »
Pics of Durham by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It was such a lovely day yesterday I want to share some pictures I took of Durham. The river loops around the city; ... Read on »
Last night by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I made it through the night without purging and it was hard. About 1 am I started to feel achy and sick; all night I kept waking up, all my muscles sore like when you have t ... Read on »
I ate Pasta! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's my dad's birthday today and I wanted to cook for him. I fully intended to just eat the meal, so I kept the portions to a plate size (not piled high!), made a pasta dish ... Read on »