Living with anorexia

Why I wear a Medic-Alert bracelet

I have only ever seen a few people wearing Medic-Alert jewellery, usually those with diabetes, epilepsy or severe allergies.  I have none of those conditions, and yet recently I have begun to wear a Medic-Alert bracelet. Why? Well, since you ask… I have a dangerously low BMI.  I also spend a lot of time alone.  As a… Continue reading Why I wear a Medic-Alert bracelet

Community Support & Outpatient Therapy · Living with anorexia · Treatment

The watched phone never rings

Deep breaths.  Stay calm.   Dialling tone. “Hello, Eating Disorders Service.  How can I help?” Deep breaths.  Stay calm. “Would it be possible to speak to Dr. Nolan please?” More deep breaths.  Still staying calm. “He’s in clinic at the moment, I can get him to call you back.” “Ok, thank you.” The waiting begins.… Continue reading The watched phone never rings