An insight into five decades of disordered eating – from full force bulimia nervosa, to anorexic tendencies and binge eating episodes. I’ve managed to dip my fingers in all the pies. This is the story of my life.

The girl I used to be

There was once a little girl, with golden red curls, a fierce independence, and a fire in her belly. No dream impossible, no fate improbable, no problem insurmountable. Life stretched … Continue reading The girl I used to be

Hypervigilance

We live in an age of labels – attention deficit disorder, asperghers syndrome, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, pain-in-the-arse. All these conditions existed long before they received a formal diagnostic … Continue reading Hypervigilance

Down down down… then up we go

I fell in a hole. Then I crawled back out. It’s 35 days since I touched down on terra firma. Jet lag’s done and dusted, the big adventure receding into … Continue reading Down down down… then up we go

Travels in Tuscany

After the bright lights and busy streets of Paris, it was time to venture into the Italian countryside and a gorgeous little villa just outside Lucca – a medieval town … Continue reading Travels in Tuscany

Progress: not perfection

I’ve recently returned from a seven day, self-imposed, writing retreat for one. It was awesome. I stayed at a friend’s cottage by the beach for a week and wrote, wrote, … Continue reading Progress: not perfection