The EDS Chronicles: Losing trust in professionals (1/2)

Hello Blooms, I have felt a great sense of hesitation whenever I think about writing a blog post about the topic I shall be discussing today with you all. Yet at this point whenever I feel hesitant to talk about how I feel, I just go ahead and do it. I'm sick of hiding behind [...]

Today’s recommendation – How to help someone with a mental illness – The Do’s and Don’t’s (Heather’s Perspective)

Hello Blooms, In today's 'Bloom recommended' we have a brilliant piece by a fellow blogger by the name of Heather. Her down-to-earth analysis of the way people typically responds to those with mental illness is paralleled with ways to support people who are suffering from it. This is fuelled from personal insight, and in it's [...]

Bloom’s recommended – Emotional Scars: The Legacy Of Adverse Childhood Experiences

CW: mentions of childhood trauma A fabulous analysis of childhood trauma and the lasting effect it has on emotional navigation in adulthood. I would definitely recommend reading this insightful and well-written piece. All children are born very needy and dependent. They simply cannot survive without a responsible adult providing the necessary care. Besides basic needs [...]

The EDS Chronicles: Fearless Christianity – praying upon the sick and vulnerable

Hello Blooms, I first off want to thank you for the positive feedback I received on my last blog post. It was one regarding the exploitation of disability - and yet again I am here to call out those who are doing just that. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a genetic condition causing a defect in [...]

The Mirror Before Me Now

Dear Blooms, I guess you could say this piece follows on from my last post. However, rather than focusing on my personal journey with anorexia, I wanted to talk about my body image now that I am in remission from anorexia; because it's complex and something which I don't see being discussed very often. DISCLAIMER: [...]

Walking with Ana

Follow me on Instagram Hello, Blooms! Long time no post? Ouch, not what I had intended. However, recent circumstances and health issues have interfered with my ability to write; but I'm here now my lovelies, and I'm happy to share my work with you, as always. This post regards eating disorders, and thus comes with [...]