May 31, 2012

The previous 30 days have been very eye-opening, inspirational and challenging. It’s not easy to come up with a blog every single day. It has taken a lot of energy. You know that I am creating 3 books, a 21-part newsletters and a Body Image Revolution course and blogging every single day next to having […]

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Someday I…

May 30, 2012

 I recorded the video above in November 2011, so exactly half a year ago. As you saw, it says that someday I will love me for the way I am. Since I recorded this video, I have made tremendous progress towards loving myself and looking in the mirror seeing a beautiful women. I don’t want […]

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Recovery: This Is My Song

May 29, 2012

I had a hard time deciding which song to choose for this post. I was going back and forth between Destiny’s Child’s “Survivor” or Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”. Both are songs that I relate a lot to and have helped me find perspective, strength, courage and a myriad of inspiration. But I ended up […]

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I Can’t Believe That I…

May 27, 2012

I can’t believe that I graduated after all. I can’t believe that I’ve lived in the US twice. I can’t believe I survived my childhood. I can’t believe I (almost) beat anorexia. I can’t believe I can eat a Snickers bar or two without feeling like I have to kill myself. I can’t believe that […]

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Unbearable Lightness: ED Sufferer Book Review

May 26, 2012

For those of you who know me, the book that I am going to review is quite obvious. You know, or most of you do, that Portia de Rossi‘s book “Unbearable Lightness” has been the catalyst in helping me to realize that there is something very wrong with me and I need help and can […]

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Recovery Toolbox

May 25, 2012

Sometimes pictures express more than a thousand words, which is why I chose to simply show you what helped me through the dark days of recovery. How about you? Which tips and tricks do you have for us? Can’t get enough? Here’s more:Don’t forget to browse the archives!

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Parent Conference

May 24, 2012

Having a conversation with the parents of someone who is struggling with an eating disorder can be very challenging and delicate. I had to learn that from first-hand experience. Why can’t you just stop? Why is recovery taking so long? Look at this friend of yours and how confident she is in her body and […]

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Choose A Quote That Means Something to You

May 23, 2012

“If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.” – Dalai Lama I value this quote because despite what we are taught, believe and even think we’re doing, we won’t […]

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Keep YOU and Kick ED

May 22, 2012

When I went into recovery, I thought I WAS my eating disorder. I thought that my identity was tied to my horrible illness. And yet, over time I learned that I was NOTHING like that beast that tortured me for such a long time. However, at the beginning it is almost impossible to differentiate between […]

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The Sound of Silence

May 20, 2012

Silence. There are two sides to this loaded word. Of course, there are times when silence is extremely beneficial and opens your mind to new ways of thinking and your eyes to new discovering to make. I am in love with my daily 10-minutes of meditation. It feels like the world is at my feet and I the […]

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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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