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I'm mum, messy, moody and manic. A worried writer, carefree cook. Retired flautist and teacher of beautiful young flute players. I buried myself in life and love, babies and busyness, until grief, exhaustion and broken dreams cracked me open like a newly hatched chick. So here I am, piecing my middle-aged butt back together while licking gunk off my fledgling wings and learning to fly again. Welcome to my world.
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Tag: disordered eating

20Jul

Weighty Words

For me, "triggered" means feeling a compulsion to succumb to the disorder. As a bulimic, that means compensatory eating behaviours. Binging, purging, or both. Finding any means possible to compensate for having eaten. Finding any means possible to reduce the size of my body so clothes hang loosely and my bones become visible. Feeling triggered means a huge risk of relapsing.
24May

Swamped

I have – both literally and figuratively – been swamped. And as it so happens,
08Jan

Visionary

I wasn’t going to blog tonight, but I’m feeling just a teensy bit chirpy and
09Nov

Lock Me Up

My psychologist (I love her to bits!) has suggested I consider a specialised Eating Disorder
16Oct

Discomfort

I must be do something right. I’m feeling very uncomfortable. And I’ve been reassured again
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