Tag Archives: eating disorders

After a Binge ~ A Conversation

I  can’t believe I did it again.  What was I thinking? I am 31 years old! When does it stop??!! It’s done. Forgive yourself. What do I do now? I’m a fraud. I’m ridiculous…pathetic. I’m so tempted… We don’t do … Continue reading

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A Pain Shared, A Pain Halved

Wrap your arms around yourself and squeeze.  And know that it is me.  I am with you.  Run your fingers through your hair and breathe.  And know that it is me.  I protect you. Hold your hands against your heart … Continue reading

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The Scale

The Scale and I have a tempestuous relationship.  It’s been a lesson in obsession and full-blown avoidance.  When I was deep in my bulimia I weighed myself several times a day.  And then…after attending nutrition school I felt like I should … Continue reading

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That Which Carries My Spirit

I awoke this morning in deep appreciation for my body, for it has served me so well.  I move easily and freely.  I breathe without effort.  I stretch and bend without discomfort.  I carry boxes, bags and babies.  I kiss … Continue reading

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Shedding That Which Does Not Serve Me

I am much lighter these days.  I have been losing things left and right in a most conscious way!  I have lost negative beliefs, resentments, shames and even some guilt.  That this inner work should reflect on my outer appearance … Continue reading

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Can’t Go Back

It would be so easy to go back.  I could feel that rush of relief.  I could feel better knowing it was out of me.  It is gone…purged.  It would be so comforting to know that my moment of weakness … Continue reading

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The Fear Within Becomes the Love Without

It started with fear, but it ends with love.  For too long my body has been at the mercy of my most fearful thoughts.  “I’m too big.  I’m not good enough. I’ll never be really loved.” etc.  And now, with … Continue reading

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