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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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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 »
Good feelings by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders That good feeling, relief you get after you've purged (which only lasts minutes)? It's even better when you don't binge or purge! On the advice of my ed buddy, a ... Read on »
Characters by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Onboard ny train I meet a lot of people, around 50 a night and every now and again someone makes me stop and think; sometimes it's kindness, sometimes it's rudeness but oft ... Read on »
Goals by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's time to start over once again; grit my teeth and deal with it. Yesterday was not good eating wise but I'm finding ways to put off bingeing and purging and I intend to f ... Read on »
Friends by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders My friends are my world. This weekend I caught up with friends I rarely get to see; it feels so wonderful to be around people you care about and know they care back. We were ... Read on »
Writing For Life by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've set up a writing group on www.writerscafe.org. It's an idea I've had for a while and my goal is to set up it's own website soon. I believe writing allows physi ... 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 »
No belt by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders On thursday evening I chose not to wear a belt with my work uniform. As I was taking it off my jeans I thought 'No, I'll try without it'. While I would have felt more comfor ... Read on »
Memories by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Time distorts memories; things I thought I remembered are turning out to be different and I'm being told things I can't remember at all. How much did the eating disorder cha ... Read on »
Real Females Unite by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've posted a link to Real Females Unite; a wonderfully inspiring site, where you can be open and honest about eating disorders and recovery. Justine is working with all her ... Read on »
We didn't get 0 points!! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders But we did come second to last! We still beat Ireland! Serbia won (they were good) but to paraphrase Terry Wogan voting is determined by the 'blocks' of countries, Scandinav ... Read on »
Eurovision song contest by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's the Eurovision song contest tonight! I know it's cheesy but I love it; I used to beg my parents to let me stay up until England had performed. When Sonia sa ... Read on »
Glad game. by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Do you know the story of pollyanna? Ever since I was little I have tried to play the 'Glad game' to find something good in everything. I never told anyone until recently for ... Read on »
Eclipse by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Last night I was very lucky to see a lunar eclipse (not a total one as it isn't listed on any astromical website); the moon was dusty red for a few minutes. It filled me wit ... 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 »
I'm an Auntie.....again!!!!!!! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Here's my latest Nephew Matus Nicolas Baleja born on the 24th June! I'm a proud auntie once more and now my mum is hinting next time it's mine or my brothers turn, ... Read on »
Renewed Dreams by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Roald Amundsen is one of my heros, from the age of 14 he knew he would be a polar explorer and dedicated his life to learning how to live and survive in the coldest wilderne ... Read on »
more pics by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Thought I'd put a few more pictures up, I've got the travel bug again! Read on »
Turkey! by Vicky S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm back from my short holiday and I caannot believe we were there for only three days; it felt like weeks and ... Read on »