Personal Journeys

Shared experienced and stories from women who have lived it.

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

People are desperate to separate the body dysphoria that transgender teens display from the dysphoria that teens with an eating disorder display. Are they really so different? Maybe, but maybe not.…

Mothering Through Anorexia – What I Did RIGHT!

Mothering Through Anorexia – What I Did RIGHT!

Mothering through anorexia is pretty much like living through hell. It's really important for mothers to be realistic with themselves about their achievements, rather than just critical of everything.…

Health: So Much More Than Weight Loss

Health: So Much More Than Weight Loss

The pressure to lose weight is enormous, but there should be more pressure on the beauty and weight loss industries to rein in their propaganda. Thin doesn't equate to happy, nor healthy.…

She Still Has An Eating Disorder

She Still Has An Eating Disorder

Someone with an eating disorder can, for all intents and purposes, look perfectly healthy. By the time their bones are sticking out the disease is very advanced, and not all sufferers reach that stage…

You Don’t Need to Love Your Stretchmarks

You Don’t Need to Love  Your Stretchmarks

Is all the fuss to love your stretchmarks actually helping women or is it just silencing and shaming them by invalidating women's feelings about changes to their bodies?…

School Bullying : An Invisible Crime

School Bullying : An Invisible Crime

We need to shine the spotlight on schoolyard bullying, including online bullying and start protecting children from its harmful effects like depression and suicide.…

Forgiveness – is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Forgiveness – is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Women are so desperate to reach peace within themselves that they push away their anger, viewing it as a negative and damaging emotion. But why are we forgiving people we have never been angry at?…

When Healthy Thoughts Turn Unhealthy

When Healthy Thoughts Turn Unhealthy

Most people see nutrition as something that is important to maintaining health, however for some people it goes beyond that – nutrition becomes something that they must control…