Share Your Eating Disorder Secret – It Helps!

If you’re living with the secret of anorexia or bulimia, please understand your eating disorder behaviors thrive on your shame. The more you isolate yourself, the more you keep it a secret, the more it leads to suffering. If you haven’t heard ... read more Read More

12 Signs & Symptoms of Inner Peace

I came upon this list of 12 Signs and Symptoms of Inner Peace last night and was inspired to share. Tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than from fear based on past experiences. An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment. Loss of interest in... read more Read More

Bulimia Help Tip: Nourishing Your Body

This is a guest post by friend and holistic recovery & health coach, Pauline Hanuise. When I started to recover from my 15 years of struggle with bulimia, learning about nutrition and how my body worked played a crucial role. I started to do lots of r... read more Read More

Bulimia Help: In the Presence of Sadness

As I sit here I’m feeling a deep sadness – or perhaps a cocktail of emotions really. A mixture of anger, frustration, sadness and disappointment. The remnants of lingering emotions from an earlier conversation today that was deeply felt by my ... read more Read More

Bulimia and Serotonin

Today is all about one of my favorite secrets to overcoming bulimia and eating disorders. Serotonin. Now this isn’t to say that you just need to pop a pill filled with serotonin and your bulimia or anorexia will disappear.  Please let me be clear a... read more Read More

Understanding Shame and Vulnerability

I listened to this amazing TEDx Talk from a charming woman from Houston, Dr. Brene Brown, about the distinctions between shame and guilt and her study of vulnerability (embedded videos below). I highly recommend a listen to both of her TED talks because t... read more Read More

Today is Bulimia Awareness Day

Recovery is Possible – Help Spread the Word! Welcome!  Today is Bulimia Awareness Day on my bulimia recovery blog and around the web. I’m celebrating this day in collaboration with a community of self-love and women’s empowerment bloggers.  We want ... read more Read More

How to Help a Friend With Bulimia

Welcome beautiful, loving YOU. Do you know that’s who you are? You wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t care for your friend and deep inside want them to be healthy and happy.  You are a wonderful human being that has the capacity to help other people ... read more Read More

How Do I Help a Friend With an Eating Disorder?

When a friend has an eating disorder, because you care about them naturally you want to help.  As someone who had bulimia for 20 years, I can think of very few friends who I let know I had an eating disorder before I was fully recovered.  It was definitel... read more Read More

Eating Disorder Recovery Symbol Becomes Tattoo

  I was doing some research for my eating disorder recovery website and came across the recovery symbol from the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA).  I’m not sure if it’s just their logo or is actually a symbol they created to symbolize anor... read more Read More