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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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I Relapsed. Now I Feel Like a Failure.

  • December 3, 2012

In the last week I'm not sure what's happening (Mercury retrograde or whatever) but a number of women shared with me that they're either at the end of their rope with their eating disorder or have relapsed - some after…

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I’m Messy Today

  • November 28, 2012

I have a very close girlfriend who first introduced me to the phrase "I'm Messy Today". Once as week I jump on a call with my closest friends (Maoi sisters) and we coach one another in all areas of our…

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Insight From Recovered Bulimic – Live and Learn

  • November 14, 2012

This insight came about in sort of an unusual way for my bulimia recovery blog.  But I figure if "my life is my message", then whenever I have new insights about recovery I'll share them.  Whether my learnings about life…

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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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Live and Learn

  • May 16, 2012

I was struck today by a new idea about my bulimia recovery journey.  What I realize and want to share is the notion that recovery is a live and learn process.  (Like all of life...really.) When we're young children we…

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The Bulimia Recovery Bug

  • May 5, 2012

How is bulimia recovery like a travel bug?  I’m not sure if we’re born with the bug to travel or if it’s something you get after your first big trip, but I’ve had the travel bug for as long as…

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Bulimia Help: Positive Self Talk

  • February 12, 2012

I caught myself two weeks ago in some really negative and self-defeating self-talk.   Yes, even after nearly 7 years of eating disorder recovery, I still catch myself having moments of negative thoughts.  The key to recovery is catching or being…

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Step 10 of Overeaters Anonymous – Get Off It

  • December 15, 2011

As part of my continued Ode to the 12 Days of Christmas for Bulimics and Anorexics this post is about Step 10 of Overeaters Anonymous, which reads: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.…

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