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Wholeness, yoga and eating – what’s the connection?

Yoga means many things to many people, and it’s taken me many years to find out what it means to me, personally. For me, the practice of it, in its simplest form, is about finding wholeness.  627 more words

My built-in forgetter

I had gained some weight a few weeks ago. Not too much, but I had noticed it. And I knew what it was. It was soy nuts. 858 more words


What you see when you put down oblivion

Since this blog is an eating disorder blog, I generally keep my writing personal, and if I am going to touch on a topical issue, it’s usually one related to eating disorders. 959 more words


Cliff of Sabotage

Yes, dramatic. There I am, peering over into the abyss of sabotage, self-hate and compulsive eating. Tomorrow makes 30 days (2 slips) of abstinence. I feel like I am about to come apart, my skin flying off into the atmosphere while my feelings remain earthbound, riveted by pain instead of gravity. 294 more words

Eating Disorders Unpacked: Compulsive Over-Eating

When was the last time you ate so much you thought you might pop?

We’re all guilty of the occasional blow-out. There’s nothing like a wine and cheese night, indulgent evening with girlfriends, or Christmas lunch to get us groaning about over-eating. 700 more words

Managing Stress without Compulsing

You know you’re tired when you’re in the middle of a phone conversation one evening with a friend and your brain clicks off and you fall asleep in mid-chat.   472 more words

General Musings

Is food my enemy, or am I?

Right now I feel safe.

Right now I’m living inside well-defined boundaries with lots of rules and restrictions. I don’t feel trapped here. I’m way more afraid of what’s outside the boundaries, so in here I’m happy as a cow penned up to pasture. 1,787 more words

J.M. Roddy