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To eat or not to eat

January 27, 2012

We all know those days when we simply cannot focus. Our thoughts are scattered, every word we write seems wrong and we just cannot focus on our day’s work. And at the end of the day we have managed to achieve very little, at best. When a part of your brain called Annerexia deliberately tries […]

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11 lies your eating disorder likes to tell

January 25, 2012

Eating disorders exist because they feed your brain with enormous amounts of false beliefs, contradictions and flat-out lies. I have uncovered a few of those. “You are fat.” No matter how skinny you are, no matter the size of jeans you wear, your eating disorder will always tell you how fat you are. It doesn’t […]

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Walking on the Edge

January 20, 2012

During our trip to Australia back in early December, my husband and I stumbled into this crazy thing called The Edge. What is The Edge, you ask? Well, The Edge is a glass cube that projects 3 meters out from one of the skyscrapers, Skydeck 88, of Melbourne. You are almost 300 meters above the […]

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When you grieve for exercise

January 18, 2012

Exercise was always something I shared a love – hate relationship with. My passion for exercise came early on in my life. I loved doing gymnastics, ballet, played tennis and danced Jazz. Later, I added to that list my beloved HipHop, a hobby, I wish I would not have given up during a time of […]

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The Agony of Facing Life without bearing a Child

January 10, 2012

There are many signs and symptoms that indicate an eating disorder. One of my earliest symptoms (next to dry skin and loss of hair) after developing anorexia was the loss of my menstrual cycle. After a year without it coming back, my mom took me to my first gynecologist’s visit. The usual questions about my being […]

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I thought you might get a kick out of this!

January 8, 2012

A good friend of mine added this picture to my facebook wall and I just absolutely LOVE it and had to share it with you, my beloved readers.   Thoughts?   Keep Fighting and Happy Sunday! Can’t get enough? Here’s more:Don’t forget to browse the archives!

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What are you hungry for?

January 4, 2012

Social media makes it fairly easy to get to know knew people. Even for someone as shy as I am, it is no problem to reach out to make new acquaintances. However, every once in a while, there is this one person that just stands out to you. Something clicks and you are drawn to him […]

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Happy New Year 2012!

December 31, 2011

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2011

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Fighting Anorexia – How to not be overwhelmed by Buffets

December 11, 2011

In this short video, I talk about 2 strategies that help you enjoy buffets. For us ED sufferers, buffets or any large amounts of food can be quite scary. I happen to rather skip a meal (RED FLAG!) than try to cope with this huge variety of foods on buffets. However, together with my nutritionist, […]

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Be grateful for your Body

November 24, 2011

As my amazing American friends celebrate Thanksgiving today, I thought about the people and developments that I am grateful for this year. Many wonderful things came to mind. The obvious ones being the fact that I am in recovery, that I am happier than ever, that I am married to the most incredible husband, that […]

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38 Steps to Beat Anorexia!

November 21, 2011

1.   Admit to yourself that you are not OK and that you need help. 2.   Talk to someone close to you. 3.   Schedule an appointment with your physician 4.   Ask your doctor about treatment facilities and/or counselor. 5.   Schedule an appointment with a counselor. 6.   Don’t cancel the appointment. […]

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