What my food cravings were trying to tell me

    All of my life I’ve felt like I had demons in my head telling me to eat. Those demons were my food cravings. Each and every day they were a reminder that I couldn’t be trusted with food. When I’d finally give in, I’d eat to excess and feel awful. Physically I’d be…

I am celebrating 8 years of being purge free!

That’s incredible to me. What blows my mind is that I didn’t even realize that I had an anniversary to celebrate because being purge free is my new normal. 9 years ago my son was born. 8 years ago we were leaving his cake smashing photo session to celebrate his first birthday and I was…

Recovering from the Easter Bunny – After a Binge

Food has been part of celebration, grief, and tradition for as long as human history dates back. It’s not going anywhere. So when holidays like Easter come around, things can get a bit stressful. The endless sweet treats delivered by the Easter Bunny fill many homes with unwanted temptation; so how did it go? If…

That Rascally Rabbit is Delivering Chocolates Again!

Easter; it’s another one of those sweet treat holidays. Everywhere you go you’ll find brightly coloured wrappers filled with mouth-watering goodies. They’re adorning the shelves at your local grocery store, filling treat bowls at the dentist’s office, and begging for your attention at the gas station convenience store. They are practically DEMANDING that you indulge.…

Please Stop Helping Me Mom

I love it when Mom’s come to talk to me about their daughter’s weight and food challenges. Moms want to help. Moms feel guilty. Seeing their child suffer is heartbreaking. They think that they did something that led to their daughter’s binge eating, closet eating, or poor self-esteem. So Mom’s continue to do things they…

Climbing To Recovery – Blog

Recovering from bulimia, binge eating, or poor body image can feel like climbing Mount Everest! You’re standing there, looking up and you just cannot see the prize. You are at the bottom, looking for the peak because you hear about how great it feels to accomplish such a feat. You feel excited and you are…

How I Stopped Binge Eating

Binge eating was a part of my life since I was a fairly young child. It progressively got worse as I got older and faced more and more responsibility in life. Poor body image and low self-esteem were my ‘normal’. I always felt ‘less than’ those around me. As I got older I learned how…