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My New 30 Day Challenge!

  • December 1, 2016

I’ve been newly inspired to start a 30 Day Challenge by a dear friend of mine as we were out on a hike this morning.  My friend Jenevieve (Jen) is stepping into a 30 Day Challenge for herself where she’ll…

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You Create the Momentum by Directing Your Thoughts

  • February 25, 2015

I've recently found myself coaching a client who's trying so very, very hard to release her focus on binging and purging only to fall back into the struggle...ahhh...the cycle of bulimia. As I talk with her and text with her…

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Queiting the Crazy Voice in Your Head

  • November 8, 2014

Are you being run by that crazy voice in your head? You know the one. The voice that says awesome things like… You’re so fat. You’re lazy. Look at you…you’re exhausted and you look it. You call yourself a good…

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Actually, You Aren’t Really Afraid of Getting Fat

  • March 16, 2014

I’ve received email after email that has the same statement in it... I want to recover/be happy/live a normal life, but “I’m afraid of getting fat." Really?! That’s what stopping you from a life of happiness and freedom? You’re letting…

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The Inner Conversation of Self-Worth

  • June 7, 2013

I'm in the midst of an internal conversation around self-worth and worthiness.  Seeing the value I bring to the world.  What I call a "value conversation". This is not a new inquiry for me, but it's one that I find…

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Divorce and Bulimia – How Do I Cope?

  • May 14, 2013

I’m reminded of a few stories today that are carrying me through a transition period in my life.  Well, I guess one is really a quote and one is a story.  You see, I’m in the midst of separating from…

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Stop Binge Eating With A Personal Check In

  • April 21, 2013

A lot of the coaching clients I work with enjoy this technique I have to share with you today for your bulimia recovery. The Personal Check In The personal check in is an emotional status check with yourself.  Watch this…

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Share Your Eating Disorder Secret – It Helps!

  • April 7, 2013

If you're living with the secret of anorexia or bulimia, please understand your eating disorder behaviors thrive on your shame. The more you isolate yourself, the more you keep it a secret, the more it leads to suffering. If you…

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Bulimia Help: In the Presence of Sadness

  • February 27, 2013

As I sit here I'm feeling a deep sadness - or perhaps a cocktail of emotions really. A mixture of anger, frustration, sadness and disappointment. The remnants of lingering emotions from an earlier conversation today that was deeply felt by…

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Eating Disorder Help: Ask Better Questions

  • January 6, 2013

I'm excited to share this eating disorder help idea I have for you. Early on in my bulimia recovery I learned about the process of manifestation which says our... Thoughts --> Feelings --> Actions --> Results I think this definition…

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3 Tips to Stop Worrying

  • December 25, 2012

Will this structured meal plan make me gain weight?  If I have dinner with a friend, will I be able to stop the urge to binge after we eat?  I've had this eating disorder for 15 years, what if I…

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Decide That You Are Worthy

  • November 23, 2012

I have a deck of affirmation cards I keep in my bathroom to remind me of uplifting and inspirational ideas.  The one I read today said, Decide that you are worthy. If you say you're worthy, you are. If you…

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  • November 20, 2012

If you saw my last post on shame and vulnerability where I shared about Brene Brown's talk on TED, I just wanted to add a little more today after reading more about her books and her work. I just ordered…

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Understanding Shame and Vulnerability

  • November 19, 2012

I listened to this amazing TEDx Talk from a charming woman from Houston, Dr. Brene Brown, about the distinctions between shame and guilt and her study of vulnerability (embedded videos below). I highly recommend a listen to both of her…

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Bulimia Self Help Tip: Do Only What You Want to Do

  • November 14, 2012

If there’s anything I’ve learned about recovering from bulimia the past 7+ years it’s doing what makes me feel good.  I wasn’t always this way.  Well, sort of… I was an only child and I’m learning right now that I…

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Bulimia FAQ’s (aka Polly’s Ranting)

  • September 27, 2012

This post is about a reply I emailed to one of my newsletter subscribers when she asked some of the more common bulimia recovery FAQ's I receive (or see online in forums).  I am basically cutting and pasting the email…

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The Best Secret Weapons to Beat Binge Eating

  • August 2, 2012

One of the participants in my Spiritual Warrior Mentoring asked a great bulimia help question on the call last night.  I'll paraphrase because I think a lot of people trying to overcome bulimia can relate.  She asked... "I can't stop…

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Change How You Relate To Your Problems

  • July 25, 2012

Do you ever notice how your problems seem really huge when you're in the midst of them? On my call with my Maoi sisters (aka Master Mind Group) today one of my friends related how she's still struggling with paper…

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Self-Soothing Exercises for Sadness

  • July 21, 2012

Self-soothing exercises are great to have around for those days when sadness falls upon you.  Today is one of those days for me.  Usually I try to be uplifting and positive, but not every day can be that way.  I…

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Overcoming Bulimia – 5 Ways to Be a Happy Person

  • March 18, 2012

If overcoming bulimia is really important to you then what better way to change your focus from your overeating disorder and put it instead on something empowering and positive like being happy! If you’re a fan of Oprah and her…

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How Spiritual Practice Can Help with Bulimia

  • November 4, 2011

Bulimia can be a sign of a disordered spiritual connection with your own self. It is a disconnection that I experienced and when I got help with bulimia I learned my inability to find peace within myself caused a lot…

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Occupy Your Mind – Let Your Power Out

  • October 15, 2011

The shift is happening.  The great awakening is happening. Can you feel it? People marching in the streets all over the world.  People are speaking out.  They are reminded of their power. I attended an Occupy rally and march in…

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Volunteering – Just One of My Bulimia Tips

  • October 7, 2011

The main objective of my bulimia blog is to offer others help with their bulimia. Since I was in the grips of this eating disorder for 20 years, and have been in recovery since 2005, there are some valuable bulimia…

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The Process of Manifestation in a Binge Eating Disorder

  • September 20, 2011

Bulimics can easily recognize their binge eating disorder by the way that it is characterized – rapid eating, out of control eating, followed by acute regret, guilt, even self loathing, and the subsequent purging.  The often vicious purging. This is…

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