Category Archives: Eating Disorders Videos

Not a day goes by without me feeling grateful about being able to share with you on this blog my lived experience with an eating disorder. The concept of giving back to others who stand where I once stood makes … Continue reading

Very often, I’ll come across guidelines explaining or offering guidance on what to say or not to say to someone suffering from an eating disorder. Though these guidelines are useful and important in order to give those who are not … Continue reading

Every day, I make small choices which greatly impact the maintenance of my bulimia recovery. One of these choices starts with thinking ahead in the morning on the meals I plan to have throughout the day; while another is being … Continue reading

Having a list (or shoebox) full of coping skills is awesome — if it’s nearby when an urge strikes. So what happens when you’re driving home after work? Or hanging out at the mall killing time? Those coping skills you … Continue reading

I’m a foodie! I love food and I love cookbooks. I love my kitchen. Also, preparing food for the people I love knows no bounds! Let’s pause for a second….I’ve also recovered from bulimia.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the turning points I experienced in my eating disorder recovery, over the past 5 years. Ironically, one of the major breakthroughs I recently had, happened just this past Spring. I find it ironic, because up … Continue reading

Hey everyone!  I wanted to share with you all a couple of letters that I wrote to my body, just to show you the progression towards body acceptance.  In my last post, I talked a bit about the long road … Continue reading

Speaking out about having recovered from an eating disorder has been very rewarding to me. I have been getting involved with mental health related organizations in my community and I share aspects of my life as a person who has … Continue reading

I’m often asked about how to come out to parents and family members about our eating disorder. If you haven’t told your parents about having anorexia or bulimia, this week’s video may prove to be helpful.

Admitting I had a problem was my first step to bulimia recovery. With time, wisdom, and experience, I’ve come to terms with my diagnosis and accepted that bulimia did not define me. My acceptance of the diagnosis was a starting … Continue reading