Tag Archives: Bulimia nervosa

May 11

The Bright Italian

You know, sometimes I look at my life and see how nearly every part of it could have been so much easier without bulimia, without the constant thoughts going around in my mind. How much more of my life I could have been living and not spending so much time and energy and money on something that was never going to build me up, but tear me down. However, I know I am all the stronger for everything I have gone through…

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April 16

The Vintage Explorer

Julie’s explored a lot of places. Sometimes she takes herself on those trips where you wake up in a difference city every day. In between rummaging around in vintage shops and charity work, she runs a blog that’s all about kicking bulimia in the butt, with some good travel and fashion and finance tips along […]

December 13

The Amazingly Fit Fitness Guru

For many years, Patricia Moreno’s fans did not know that behind her successful TV fitness career, she had a secret. A really big secret.

June 15

The Country And Western Star

Music has taken Cynthia French-Blanchard all over the world. She has sung on the American country classic, Grand Ole Opry, provided background vocals on a large number of albums for artists, including Reba McEntire’s album, If You See Him, which stormed the charts, plus she founded and runs a successful music publishing company. Cynthia lives a charmed […]

July 15

The Revolutionary Writer

Glennon Doyle-Melton first appeared in virus form. Missives from her blog, momastery.com, were so heart-poundingly great, so honest and funny, and resonated with so many mothers, they spread faster than Sars. She now has over 100,000 people following her. Actually following doesn’t quite sum it up. It’s more like addiction. We inhale her words. Her […]

January 11

The Dangerously Dexterous Dancer

For the last three years I have watched Dakotah teach women how to dance like crazy: how to get their hips down and dirty, make their boobs wave, and pull out their inner cowgirl. Her ZUMBA classes are spirited, just like her. I have also watched Dakatoh’s body, marveling at both its shape—which is a masterpiece of strong […]

December 07

The Advertising Acrobat

Stella is usually called Mother at the advertising agency she works for in London. She runs the Creative Department, keeping her brood humming, and ensuring the writers and art directors refrain from tattooing their knuckles onto clients’ faces. Managing creative people is no easy task; you have to be highly creative yourself to pull it […]