Friday, August 18, 2017

Introduction to the Best Writing and Eating Disorder Blog on the Web ;)

I'm Hanne Arts and I'm twenty years old. I'm a student, bookworm, blogger, YouTuber and author. I started writing when I was about seven, developing an interest in mental health when I myself when through a difficult time in my life. I published my debut novel, JUST PERFECT, in December 2014.

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Q&A 2 | Exercise, Weight Gain from "Bad" Foods & Cravings

Some more eating disorder questions answered for you today!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Q&A 1 | Hospitalization, BMI, calories & weight restoration

Got around to answering some of your many, many questions concerning eating disorder recovery, hospitalization and calories... more to come next week - I hope it helps!

Thursday, August 3, 2017

How to Deal With Bloating in Eating Disorder Recovery | Oatmeal stories

Everyone recovering from an eating disorder deals with digestive issues at some point. Everyone. Whether indigestion, gas, constipation or bloating, the discomfort is inevitable as your body suddenly has to deal with increased intakes after periods of starvation, or more consistent and uncompensated meals after weeks, months or years of binging and purging. And this makes recovery just that bit extra difficult. Not eating makes you feel thin and “good,” whereas eating apparently leads to bloating and discomfort.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Why Recover from your Eating Disorder?

For the times when you don't want to eat, when you see no point in getting better or when you just can't find the light at the end of the tunnel... this video is for you xx

Friday, July 14, 2017

Relationships, Intimacy and Sex in Eating Disorder Recovery

Today I'm rambling about some of the (awkward) issues that frequently accompany caloric restriction but are only seldom talked about: (love) relationships, closeness and intimacy, and sex.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

What I Eat on a Summer a Day (Anorexia Recovery)

Today I’m taking you on a day in the life. I’ll be talking about
  1. Portion sizes
  2. Potential alternatives to the foods I eat