Bryony Gordon


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Hello, my name is Bryony and I have had OCD since the age of 12. I am now 36. In the intervening years I have also suffered from eating disorders and depression. But if you really want proof that I'm mental, then look no further than the fact I am doing the London Marathon. It's going to be very hard. But running/walking/crawling 26.2 miles can't be any harder than not being able to move at all because of the crushing weight of depression on your chest. So: LET'S DO THIS! And thank you so so much for sponsoring me. The work that Heads Together is doing to tackle the stigma around mental health is, quite frankly, awesome. As are you. xx

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21.02.17 Run, run, run.. O Brilliant One

21.02.17 Run! Run like Forrest! Run like the wind! Run like you're a shoplifter being chased by the Waitrose security guard! Run like you're being chased by a Barclay brother in a jock strap! (Basically - run).

20.02.17 Well done, Byrony. An inspirational adventure for an inspirational woman! Try to enjoy it! xx

20.02.17 It doesn't matter if you crawl over that finish line. I know you will do it. You should be so proud of yourself not just for this marathon but everything you do to champion mental health (and chatting up the royals obvs). Keep on running love xxx

16.02.17 Good luck, and remember the Corinthian Spirit,it's not the winning,it's the taking part

14.02.17 Roses are red I hope it doesn't rain You'll smash it I know it The girl on the train

14.02.17 All the best Bryony.

13.02.17 You are brilliant in doing this and everything else Bryony to raise awareness of mental health.

13.02.17 Hope it all goes well for you on the big day

12.02.17 Keep enjoying your preparation and very best of luck. Admire your determination.

12.02.17 Good luck Briony

11.02.17 Good luck! Anything to get the message across to young people that lots of people suffer from all sorts of anxieties , there is help out there and the stigma is being broken down. Still more to go but your efforts and Heads together will help hugely.

09.02.17 I love your articles in the Telegraph & feel as if I know you. You are very brave taking on the marathon and wish you well on the day!

08.02.17 You're doing brilliantly. From a loyal Stella follower! X


08.02.17 Have read weekly columns for years, not to mention the wrong knicks! Keep writing, running and all the other things you do so well Bryony. A very brave lady and an inspiration.

08.02.17 Good luck and keep up the good work.

08.02.17 Keep going - Do admire what you are doing


07.02.17 Good Luck Bryony! Abolutely loved reading Mad Girl, you taught me so much about OCD and reminded me that we're all in this together. You are never alone.

07.02.17 Good luck

07.02.17 Good luck


07.02.17 Well said, Ellie. I feel exactly the same.

07.02.17 Good luck


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