What I Miss About Emotional Eating

February 16, 2012
I've been dreaming about this post for a month I've been wondering exactly how to describe this feeling of los that I have Los that I can't quite put my finger on Without consuming ____ to glue together all of my jagged edges, I feel a little like a bag of mirror shards, clanging around and reflecting one another's sharpnes Food used to tie it all together for me - family, romance, awkward social situations, fear, lonelines, anxiety ... keep reading

How Love Healed My Eating Disorder – Twice

February 15, 2012
This is a guest post written by KatieP of Head ♥ Heart ♥ Health In September 2009, bloated and hungover from another binge and dealing with the chronic pain of too many laxatives, I realised I had an eating disorder and started on my road to recovery What I've never talked about is that this wasn't the first time I'd binged and purged I'd been abusing laxatives and overexercising for two years before that morning in September but that's ... keep reading

The Power of Writing Your Heart Out

February 13, 2012
This is a guest post written by Margarita Tartakovsky, who blogs regularly at Weightles and MargaritaTartakovskycom I've never been a regular journaler Even though I'm a writer, I journal in spurts Spurts of anger, confusion, grief, gratitude But writing Weightles and my personal blog has been similar to journaling: It's allowed me to write my heart out Even though it's intimidating and scary to let others glimpse into your heart, and there's ... keep reading

The Luxury of Doing "Just" One Thing At A Time

February 01, 2012
Raise your hand if you have at least three windows open other than this blog, or other than this blog post in your google reader Raise your hand if you are currently a) listening to music, b) watching TV, c) eating or d) haphazardly doing some other activity At this moment (while simultaneously writing this post) I am also "watching" the Vampire Diaries, drinking seltzer, and have four tabs open on my computer - inbox, twitter, Facebook, ... keep reading

Excavating Shame

January 29, 2012
You know all of those things that you've been holding onto for as long as you can remember, because you kind of sort of think maybe you were to blame for them or they reaffirmed what you've always suspected has been true about you or you just can't really seem to let them go Today we are going to talk about those memories, and the shame is tied up with them The memories that are dragging you down The memories that keep you chained up in a life ... keep reading