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The Losses and Gains of Bulimia

Perhaps you too bought into the idea that being a certain size would make you happy. That your life would work out and all would be well in your world; that you’d be accepted, loved and successful? And so like me… YOU began to diet thinking that soon you’d be feeling and looking great, healthy,…

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Just Why Is Bulimia So Hard To Stop?

Bulimia eating disorder or binging and purging cycle is hard to stop and there are a number of reasons why… When someone initially starts binging, it is generally a response to the messages from the brain to EAT. The overwhelming uncontrollable urge to eat is part of a primitive survival mechanism that always makes the…

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Signs and Symptoms of Bulimia

Bulimia Symptoms are often difficult to see in the early stages because the behavior is usually very secretive and lots of bulimics are within their normal weight range for in terms of their height and age. The main symptom or Characteristic of Bulimia is the binging and purging in which an excessive amount of food…

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How Does Bulimia Develop?

Well for me, and from the many other stories I’ve heard it really all started with dieting and what I’m about to share may well resonate with you because a very common pattern seems to emerge… For whatever reason, you want to loose some weight and go on a diet – either restricting calories or…

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Causes of Bulimia

Years after I’d recovered from Bulimia Nervosa and had begun working as a life coach and mentor I got curious as to what had caused my eating disorder. What actually were the causes of bulimia – so I started to research and was amazed to find that no one really knew. Everywhere I looked I…

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What is Bulimia?

Well, the usual definition of Bulimia or Bulimia Nervosa is that it is an eating disorder characterized by regular episodes of binge eating followed by purging – compensatory behaviours to prevent weight gain – which include self-induced vomiting, abuse of laxatives or diuretics, excessive exercise, eating very little or starving. The thing is–that’s rather like…

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Structured Eating For Bulimia Recovery

Structured Eating for Bulimia Recovery

Structured Eating For Bulimia Recovery A structured eating plan with sufficient calories and nutrients needs to form part of the underlying structure for a bulimia free life.  This involves pre-planned meals at planned times throughout the day – usually eating 3 pre-planned meals and 3 snacks a day – every day, so aiming to eat…

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Bulimia Side Effects

Bulimia side effects have implications both short term and long term on both the body and mind of the sufferer, negatively impacting all areas of their life and the lives of their families. Medical evidence shows that overtime bulimia has the potential to inflict damage on every single system in the body, some of it…

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Myths, Misconceptions and False Beliefs.

When we believe something to be true it informs our everyday behaviour. Unfortunately there are a lot of myths, misconceptions and false beliefs around Bulimia which can prevent you from fully engaging in, or even starting recovery.Perhaps when you see that some of the deeply-held beliefs you have about Bulimia are incorrect you may feel…

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