Tag Archives: Fucking Awesome Bulimics I know

August 02

The Stigma Smashing Speaker

Lee Thomas is not just a stigma smasher, she’s a shit kicking stigma smasher. She talks to teens about bulimia, bipolar and ADHD, and how she struggled silently for many years in her teens before finally seeking help.

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 […]

October 02

The Plucky Changemaker

Anastasia Amour has one goal: to help women all over the world love their bodies. While that might sound completely impossible she’s already helped 230k over email with her body-love coaching. From all over the world. You might even think she’s reached her lofty dream but there’s many more women hating their bodies, sadly. Anastasia knows the subject of […]

August 18

The Honest Lawyer

Brian Cuban is a best-selling author, lawyer and activist for so many subjects it’s amazing he has time to brush his teeth. He’s a spokesperson for male eating disorders and has been interviewed by Katie Couric, who is also a fucking awesome bulimic (I don’t know but would like to). Brian speaks up about addiction, depression, recovery, […]

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…

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.