Last year, Paula Penfold asked me to share my bulimia story for a TV show and I said, “Sure, but do I have to tell my story? How about I help find other people’s stories.” That felt better. I didn’t want my story put up for people to rip down, especially on national television. Recently I went … More The Worst Diet Ever Invented Is About To Get Its Ass Kicked.
WARNING: IF YOU HAVE AN EATING DISORDER THIS POST COULD BE TRIGGERING. WARRIOR ON. I knew Amy Winehouse battled drugs and booze. We all did, no thanks to the relentless hounding she endured from the paparazzi. I did not know she had bulimia for 10 years. Along with millions of others I blamed her thin, puffy-faced … More Bulimia’s A Demanding Bitch, Whatever You Do Don’t Invite Her To A Dinner Party.
I used to have this illogical fear, a big hairy nasty one that was as ridiculous as it was huge. I was so afraid of this fear I avoided it at all costs, like the school bully. And never talked about it. My fear was this: that I would be fat. I worried it would … More When The Fear Has Gone There Will Be Nothing. Only I Will Remain.*
ADMITTING TO A DISORDER IS NOT AN ORDERED THING TO DO. Getting my teeth cleaned a few months ago, I had a strong urge to ask the hygienist if she could see any evidence of my dirty little secret. Never having confessed to a dentist before I told myself it was ridiculous. She’s not interested … More Calling All Attention-Seeking Nut Jobs.