…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
…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?
…when I find myself thinking how great I am because I ate well today, or having thoughts that I must be better off than someone who is still struggling with food, I stop and check myself. My value is the same whether I have an eating disorder or eat the perfect diet, whether I am thin, fat or in between. And this is the same for everyone…Read More The Vanity of Change
…I can still trust my body without expecting it to be any certain size. This attitude allows my body to function at an optimal level.Read More Broken and Blessed
…You can create your own truth. And your truth is more real than what anyone says about you or how anyone treated you in the past.Read More Trying Too Hard?
… stopped reading food labels. I didn’t eat out of entitlement, and I didn’t give up on myself, I just ate what I wanted and what tasted good…it was only in guiltless overeating that I learned to eat normally.Read More It May Seem Confusing…Just Keep Going
Instead of trying to change what you don’t like about yourself, like everything about yourself and change those things that don’t fit in with the person you want to be.Read More A New Normal
…I started to realize that we all have flaws and that it’s OK. The bad stuff in my life didn’t just go away immediately, but the power it had over me did.Read More Stop Coping, Start Living
To be happy and at peace, you don’t need to be thin or rich or possess any certain characteristics or personal qualities. You don’t need to have everything just the way you think life should be. I challenge you to figure out a way to say, “I am the happiest person I know.” Take the risk and watch your life change.Read More What Makes You Happy?