Write That Book

Write That Book

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I love writing and I really love blogging.

Yesterday I went and visited a friend and we just chatted and shared what we wanted to do this year.

I had started a draft for a book that I want to write and it is still a work in progress.

The book that I am writing is about my journey with having an eating disorder. In the book I really want to focus on recovery. I know when I was going through it I really wanted to talk to someone that had recovered and see what their life was like without the illness.
I had read a few books when I was in the depth of the illness, they were good but they mainly focused on the illness and what that person did to keep it.

I really wanted to read a book about someone who had recovered and how they did it.

I know that everyoneโ€™s journey is different, but I think that what I was looking for was hope. I wanted to know that recovery was possible at a time when I couldnโ€™t see it myself.

 

My friend had such a great idea about writing about it on the blog.ย  She suggested if I wrote once a week or once a fortnight then by the end of the year, I would have enough for the book.

 

That made it seems less daunting and it made it seem not as scary or overwhelming.

Now I just have to commit to it and I have to learn that being vulnerable is okay.

I knew that when I was going through the illness that I wanted to speak and write about my journey.

I know that 2016 is the year to pursue it.

So I am going to be brave, I am going to be vulnerable, I am going to take a deep breath and I am going to begin.

 

I want to make a difference.

Will share more soon.

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