Life After An Eating Disorder: No, You Can't Have A Bite!

This wasn't the only time I had gotten territorial about my food. This weird instinct has been one of the harder aspects of my disordered eating to kick. It's only been in the last year or so that I haven't felt that hot flush of anger and fear whenever anyone tried to eat my food or offered to split a dish with me at a restaurant. This is a story of how I modified my behavior. ...more
I get this completely. I suffered from bulimia, and I remember once wrestling my ( very large ) ...more

BlogHer Network Member News, March 18: Charlotte Hilton Anderson's Book + More

Charlotte Hilton Andersen of The Great Fitness Experiment published a book and had TV and radio interviews to promote it....more

Frugal Fitness: Get a Great Workout for Free

The trick to finding exercise that you love is to try everything but as anyone who has looked at the impressive offering of classes (Trapeze! Hanging yoga! Pilates Reformer!) at an Equinox gym and then looked at the price to become a member of Equinox will know - exercise ain't cheap. But it can be, and I'm going tell you how to not only get in on the fun for a discount, but often for free. ...more
Love these tips!  I'd never thought about doing reviews on the blog!  Will definitely be asking ...more

Resolutions Not Regret: Taking Little Steps to Help You Achieve Your Goals

How much do I love this time of year? The lack of daylight, the 4-foot-high snowdrifts, the post-holiday let down illustrated by the pile of already discarded Christmas presents that I keep tripping over (little ingrates!). Oh that's right, I hate this time of year. Which, when you think about it, is really kind of unfortunate. Here we are at the cusp of a beautiful new year full of excitement and promise and all I can think about is how dreary January and February are. I blame the resolutions. ...more

I love your definition of goals! And so true about perfectionism!

Written with love ...more

Where is the Line Between Your Weight and Yourself?

Girl Disappearing by Curly Tops The thing that breaks me is knowing my babysitter can't stay past an hour. White as a sheet, I step on the scale. The silence that had started at our inauspicious beginning continues to blanket the room. I make not a peep as my worth blinks in black and white. She makes not a sound as she writes it down on my chart, her face inscrutable. Surely, I think, she had never seen someone weigh as much as I do. Surely, I think, she is horrified. ...more

Thank you so much for sharing this part of your life. It's so comforting to know I'm not the ...more