…Life after an eating disorder is not all perfect eating and a slim body. But it is the beginning of self love, self awareness…you realize where you belong in the universe instead of thinking of yourself as a misfit or abnormal in some way…Read More Beyond Bingefree
…It manifested itself in the thought that I had to be thin to be a good person, to be acceptable to society. I chose to see my chubbiness as the critical defect in my being.Read More Perception and Body Image
The main thing to remember is when you recognize the failure, whatever that struggle may be, -don’t beat yourself up about it. Failure does not mean you need punishment, it means you need nurturing.Read More The Mind-Body Connection Part I: Can You Hear Me Now?
…I learned I didn’t have to eat out of boredom or emotional turmoil. I could choose to eat at these times, but I no longer felt compelled to. This was such a relief that I found myself not only more satisfied with food, but that satisfaction spilled over into my life in general…Read More The Best Reward Is Satisfaction
Berating myself for overeating and for being overweight only served to lock my psyche into that behavior.Read More What Is Your Best?
special…We all have a definition in our heads of what that means and when we don’t reach it, we feel like we have somehow failed.Read More Body Acceptance- What Is Normal?