Learning to trust someone with an Eating Disorder again: ‘You step back. You grit your teeth, and you support them in taking teeny tiny risky steps which have the potential to go wrong’ By Leah I committed (or perhaps surrendered) fully to my recovery on the 10th June 2016. I’d hit rock bottom. Literally. AContinue reading ““Please look after yourself, I do worry””
I have an Eating Disorder. Here’s what I need YOU, as a FitPro, to do” By Leah 1. Consider my immediate risk. Carly had no obvious way of knowing this, and you likely won’t either. Why? Because you can’t always SEE an Eating Disorder and you certainly can’t tell someone’s health from their size orContinue reading ““Hello. Can we talk?”
Supporting clients with Eating Disorders at Christmas: ‘Feed your business, whilst nourishing those who invest in it’ By Leah For all of us, it’s Christmas… OH JOY TO THE WORLD! Yet for some, it’s Christmas with an Eating Disorder… ”Get me OFF this world!” From a personal perspective, December & January were the worst monthsContinue reading “All I wanted for Christmas was recovery”
October 2020 It’s been a YEAR since we launched WorkEDout. A year since a coffee chat turned into a clear cut (ISH!?) campaign. So! What have we learnt so far?! 1. We don’t know everything. We’ll NEVER know everything. We’re learning alongside all the wonderful people who interact, engage, listen and respond to workEDout. EverytimeContinue reading “WorkEDout turns ONE!”
July 2020 By Leah So, I’ve signed up to do my Level 3 Personal Training qualification. WHAT. How on EARTH did I get here? (Apart from MANY hospital based treacle tarts and MANY pleas to the ‘sane’ members of society…that I was in fact…also sane) Well. This will be a summary. That can’t be calledContinue reading “From ED to PT?”
April 2020 By Leah When we were told we had to isolate ourselves, avoid family and friends, social gatherings and social connections; there was a collective sense of fear and distress amongst us. We’re humans. We’ve evolved into social beings. Some require it more than others, but essentially it is at the core of ourContinue reading “Isolation”
Leah Newton talks about what ‘recovery’ from an eating disorder really means to her.