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May 14, 2020
Binge eating disorder

Why do we binge?

Many times people who overeat or binge eat try and control and restrict their eating by bouncing from one crazy diet to the next. I know I have done them all in the past be it Paleo, Cabbage soup, Duchan, Detox diets – well you get the gist – you […]
April 18, 2020

How to improve your relationship with food

I know what it’s like to struggle with food and with your body. For years, I tried all the diets known to man and every shake or supplement that was released on the market. I forced myself and my body into submission by starving it and forcing it to workout […]
March 4, 2020

Why dieting is not the answer

Over the past few years, I have become very vocal about my struggles. Over the course of my life, I have lost some 300kg in total. In the past, I went from one extreme to another. From binge eating meals of 7000 calories to restricting to 300 calories per day. […]
February 29, 2020
Binge eating disorder

Tips to stop binge eating.

I have always loved cooking and experimenting with food. I remember in the midst of my food struggles with binge eating disorder I would look up the best ‘clean eating’ recipes I could find. Buy all the ingredients, cook, eat, enjoy the meal (for the most part) and then the […]
January 21, 2020

Weight loss – why is it so hard?

The never desire to lose weight no matter how much or how little. It seems so elusive and difficult for so many. No matter whom I speak with, when I mention that I am studying eating disorders, someone will always say, “I need to lose weight.” What I find so […]
December 24, 2019

How it felt to have an eating disorder at Christmas.

‘Tis the season to eat and drink, but what happens if the illness gets in the way? Although eating disorders can be triggered at any time in the year, many with conditions like anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia or binge eating can find Christmas particularly challenging. With such an intense focus on […]