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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027 Fighting Anorexia – Smash Fat Talk

January 23, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | Download “You are ugly. Your thighs are fat. Your butt is too big. You look fat in those jeans. I have gained way too much weight, I look horrible. Everybody around me is prettier than I am. I will never achieve something because I am too fat. I wish […]

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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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026 Fighting Anorexia – Believe in Yourself

January 16, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Believing in yourself is hard, especially after times of setbacks. I have noticed that I stopped challenging myself. Not only did I stop going to my cooking group, but I also stopped working on my black list. Have I grown too comfortable? No, I have realized that I […]

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5 Radical Ways to Boost Your Body Image

January 12, 2012

In this video, I present to you 5 ways to help you start loving yourself and your body! Can’t get enough? Here’s more:Don’t forget to browse the archives!

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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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025 Fighting Anorexia – Crushing Frustration

January 9, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode of Fighting Anorexia, I answer the question on how to crush frustration when your progress is not as fast as you want it to be. Here are my thoughts and ideas: 1. Accept Reality It is so much easier to take action if you accept […]

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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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024 Fighting Anorexia – Overcoming Obstacles To Recovery

January 2, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of Fighting Anorexia, I talk about some of the many obstacles that we face in our recovery. I share with you how I have dealt with many challenges along the way and what I have learned from these occurrences. Some of my fears included: – Simply […]

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