July 31

The Truth Teller

Nina’s story is such an important read. Not only because she battled bulimia for years but because she talks so openly about fat shaming. If we see an anorexic girl, as Nina reminds us, “People are concerned and worried for her but you don’t see that for people who are heavy. People don’t worry, they make jokes. We have empathy for the dangerously thin, we have none for the dangerously large.” Read Nina’s story in full…

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June 15

The Kind Coach

Rana Olk is such a warrior. She’s been successful at everything’s she’s put her mind to but getting over bulimia’s been one of her greatest successes. And now she’s going in to bat for others still struggling.

April 19

The Fearless Film-Maker

Jessie is fearless. She makes films, she makes people laugh and she gets really real with uncomfortable subjects like bulimia.

April 04

Barfbag’s Out

Last year, I was asked to share my story about battling bulimia for a TV show in New Zealand and I said, “Sure, but do I have to tell my story? How about I help you 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. Then I […]

March 25

The Prodigious Professor

Professor Cynthia Bulik has never suffered from an eating disorder but she knows all about them. This firecracker biologist, psychologist and PHDist has dedicated her life to understanding the mysterious disorders that involve food, or lack of. She should be up for a Nobel peace prize for the work she’s doing investigating genes associated with eating […]

February 14

The Wild Welsh Heart

Kendra has taken her sharp New York sense of humour around the world. Currently she  lives and works in Whales helping women and men battling eating disorders. She also runs The True You Project – which helps people connect with their truth. Kendra has a lot of truth. She also has so much energy and enthusiasm for life she could be plugged into the national grid. […]

January 31

The Mighty Mentor

Mary refuses to wear one hat. Over her successful career she’s been a facilitator, trainer, mentor, strategic communications consultant and stage actor. She’s a great mentor because she’s kind and full of compassion. She’s a great strategic consultant because she’s smart. She’s a great actor because she’s wise and gets life. For 30 years she was the […]