In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Maddie Isaac. Maddie is a very good friend of mine, and is also a mental health nurse, who is currently awaiting treatment for her anorexia nervosa relapse.
With Maddie, we begin by discussing her experience of an eating disorder, her first diagnosis, and the treatment she received when she was younger. We then go onto discuss her life without an eating disorder, and how this crept back into her life during the pandemic.
We go on to speak about recovery, and how this feels more challenging this time around. We speak about the support Maddie's partner and flat mate provide for her, and the differences between support from friends is different to family, making recovery in adulthood feel more challenging.
Finally, we discuss Maddie's role as a mental health nurse, and how this made her mo ...... Read more