Self-care seems to be a common theme in recovery from all kinds of mental illness and was something that was very much encouraged when I was at the day unit. I tried to continue treating myself well after I left, but as my recovery faltered, so did my ability to enjoy myself. I can’t say… Continue reading A little bit of self-care
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot back on the time I spent as a day patient at an eating disorder unit. It’s not a service that is available where I currently live, but I spent two months as a day patient over the summer. Due to a complicated situation (made worse by my indecisivenss about… Continue reading Day patient treatment for anorexia
Day after day sitting on the sofa watching daytime TV. I am bored. I need something to occupy my mind. Something other than calories. All I think about is what, when and where I am going to eat. My weight is falling. I feel worse. I need help. And a hobby.