Saturday, October 8, 2016

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

I'm Hanne Arts and I'm nineteen 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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Top Ten Tips I Learned about Getting Book Endorsements

Putting yourself out there as an author feels down-right scary especially when it comes to requesting endorsements. One of the hardest things I had to deal with when requesting endorsements or “blurbs” for my fictional memoir, JUST PERFECT, was that of approaching people or, worse, rejection.  However, there’s a real art to getting endorsements and positive blurb or jacket quotes. These ten pointers will increase your chances of getting them, and doing it right.

Friday, September 23, 2016

One Day in My Life | I NEARLY DIED

Back for another day in my life! Check out what I eat, do and achieve in a regular day to celebrate life AFTER OVERCOMING A LIFE-THREATENING MENTAL ILLNESS. Recovery from an eating disorder is possible. And it is worth it.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Diet Update | Increasing to 3,000+ Kcal

Today I'm covering:
  1. How/why I eat 3,000+ kcal per day (diet update)
  2. Why "binge eating" in recovery isn't really binge eating at all

Thursday, August 25, 2016


Sugar, sugar and more sugar. We all know it is bad for us. But what if we crave it so much? Or what if we are forced to eat it as a part of our recovery plan or meal plan or inpatient food list?

In eating disorder recovery, sufferers often have to overcome fear foods and learn to eat "bad foods" alongside the "good foods." Anorexia is a restrictive disorder -- one where food is not only limited, but where the only food even "allowed" to enter the body is food that is healthy and nourishing. But what if it doesn't have to be? What if I'm here to tell you junk food is not at all so bad for you? Check out the video to find out why.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

What I Eat In a Day (Anorexia Recovery)

Today I'll be sharing with you a weight-gain meal plan! (Yes, really! Weight GAIN, I'm so flipping excited :D) I'll also be sharing my long-awaited home-made bread recipe.

Friday, July 29, 2016

WHAT I EAT IN A WEEK (Anorexia Recovery)

LAST July video! I can’t believe what an amazing/difficult/lovely/stressful/supportive month has gone by just like that! Thank you all so much for sticking with me through all of this ☺

Friday, July 22, 2016


I’ve been told I’m fat. I’ve been told I’m ugly. I’ve been told to stop giving advice and, worse still, to go kill myself. How deeply can someone fall to tell another human being to take his or her own life?