Monthly Archives: June 2014

Research call for Queensland eating disorder caregivers – how the extended family can help

Caring for someone with chronic Anorexia Nervosa is very challenging. Now, an Australian study is looking at how the extended family members can provide much needed support. Often, extended family members want to help, but don’t know how. A team of researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Queensland Health are together looking […]

Advocacy: Helping others is a great way to help our own Self

In 2007  I publicly shared my inner story, with the hope that if I helped one eating disorder sufferer know that they had an illness from which they could recover, this would make my own suffering worthwhile. So began the most fulfilling, contented, purposeful period of my life. I became an advocate in raising awareness of […]

The Diary Healer – bridging the gap between science and the sufferer – sharing a PhD journey

I am a PhD candidate. I pinch myself. Is this real? Since regaining my true Self from the effects of Anorexia Nervosa in 2006, life has been amazing. Yes. But a PhD? How did this happen? I remain incredulous. I share my story because, if your life is being kept on hold by an eating […]