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What a difference two years makes!

What a shock to find that a Circle of Life that I had completed just two years ago (almost to the day) was vastly different to the one that I completed this morning!!   What a difference two years, a new job, and a shed load of self-development can make. Please indulge me as I indulge… Continue reading What a difference two years makes!

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Jealousy – the gorgeous little whispers about what we really want.

Late last night I received a facebook message from a wonderful gal who I know through doing a Recovery 2.0 online course with Tommy Rosen three years ago. She's a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, gorgeous, glowing woman who was both able to be vulnerable about her own pain while compassionate and supportive of everyone else's.  She was much… Continue reading Jealousy – the gorgeous little whispers about what we really want.

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Developing the third “D” – Discipline

My mum's boyfriend is an incredible businessman who believes in the 3 Ds of success: Drive. Determination. Discipline. When it comes to my full recovery from bulimia in 2019, I have the drive and determination of a horny rhinoceros, but the discipline? The third D would appear to be sorely absent.  And not just when… Continue reading Developing the third “D” – Discipline

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What is “radical transformation” anyway?

We dream of becoming the butterfly that flutters deep within us.  But what does it really mean to radically transform from a crazed caterpillar into a bold butterfly? Take fitness as an example: If I was completely unfit (which I am not, but if I was) and was to radically transform my fitness, then going… Continue reading What is “radical transformation” anyway?

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The Transformation Begins

2019 is the year of my metamorphosis - from hungry caterpillar to beautiful butterfly. I am 40 years old and for 24 years I have struggled with bulimia. When I was sixteen I was caught in crippling self loathing, major negative body image issues and overwhelming "not good enough" syndrome.  Being fat to me, was… Continue reading The Transformation Begins

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Where’s that bloodie miracle damnit?

Arrrrrrrrggghhhhh!! ┬áToday is one of those days when my monkey mind is screaming,"OH FOR FUCK'S SAKES!! Where's this bloodie miracle I've been promised?" I could write on this topic for hours, but I'll keep it short - mostly because I'm in a helluva grump.┬áSo here it is.... a quick vomit up of my thoughts on… Continue reading Where’s that bloodie miracle damnit?