Changing Places

May 18, 2012

I see her getting smaller and smaller. I see her eyes losing all the hope she ones had. I see her mood deteriored. She beating herself up over having a C in a stupid test. She’s studying like an obsessed person starting while eating breakfast. She doesn’t take breaks, doesn’t eat properly, doesn’t care. Where […]

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Attitude Makeover

May 17, 2012

Life with an eating disorder is frustrating, hopeless, irritating and full of fear. I never felt optimistic about anything. School scared the heck out of me. Graduation seemed terrifying. Youth was there for adults to humiliate you. Life seemed to be about suffering, worries and constant sadness. That was my attitude. Those were the effects […]

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Fat is NOT a feeling…

May 16, 2012

You cannot BE FAT. Fat is a substance and you can’t ever be a substance! Whenever you feel fat, ask yourself what you are really feeling in this moment. Scared? Tired? Frustrated? Jealous? Lonely? Anxious? Depressed? Tired? What is the root cause of your feeling? I always felt inadequate, lonely, depressed and simply not enough […]

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A Letter to Little Me

May 15, 2012

I tried to write this post over and over again, but I always reverted back to one of my all-time favorite songs of Pink. I have been a fan of her since her very first song, have seen her in concert (which was on of the best concerts I’ve ever had the pleasure to see […]

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048 Fighting Anorexia – Crimes Against Clients.

May 14, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of Fighting Anorexia, I talk about Crimes against Clients. I share my personal experience and those of my listeners and readers. I go into the following points: Weight There are many patients who experience not being helped because they are not underweight. People can starve themselves even […]

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Role Model Roll Call

May 13, 2012

There are three people that come to mind when I think of role models: my sister, my husband and Portia de Rossi. Let me explain… My sister has always, always been my biggest rock, my soul mate and the girl I looked up to despite her being three years younger than me. I love her […]

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May 12, 2012

In a few short minutes, I’ll head out the door and take a train to visit my sister. I haven’t seen her in a while and I am super excited to spend tonight and tomorrow morning with her. Why am I telling you this? Well, the thing is that this is a huge step for […]

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I want you to understand that…

May 11, 2012

Your eating disorder is not your friend. Your eating disorder is your worst enemy. No matter what Ed/Ana/Mia tells you, it’s a lie. Eating disorders are inherently belittling, deceiving, mean creatures. They promise you that everything will get better if you only listen to their sweet words, but in reality everything gets worse if you […]

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Only Words?

May 10, 2012

5 Words on My Experience with Anorexia: Misery I cannot describe those 14 years in other words but misery. I was miserable from the moment I woke up until the moment I went to sleep. Everything felt worthless. Life seemed to be about agony. I couldn’t see what other people found so worth-wile about it. […]

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Vive La Difference!

May 10, 2012

Being different is the essence of this world. There’s hardly anything that fascinates me more than looking at different cultures and races. I love seeing the rituals that people in Africa still follow. I love looking at traits Asian people seem to have in common. I even like to see similarities between family members. But […]

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

May 8, 2012

* *I am participating in the first ever Hungry For Change Blogger Challenge. Throughout the entire month of May, I’ll write one post a day all about the topic of eating disorders. Can’t get enough? Here’s more:Don’t forget to browse the archives!

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047 Fighting Anorexia – Forgotten Brothers

May 7, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode of Fighting Anorexia, I share my view on how difficult it is for men to admit they have an eating disorder and how they must feel in this world where being skinny seems to be the greatest accomplishment in life. Here is the interview with Benjamin […]

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