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  This week marks two years since I was lying in a hospital bed with pelvic inflammatory disease after being sexually assaulted by a friend from overseas staying with me. He knew my history with childhood sexual abuse and yet he came into my home and within an hour had pinned me against a wall,

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You don’t know my story

You don’t know my story… All you see, is the outer manifestation of the life I have lived.. You don’t know the pain, trauma, joys, successes that I have experienced in my life… You don’t know my hopes and dreams, you just look at my outer shell, and decide I am unworthy. Unworthy of your

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Body Dysmorphia at it’s finest

This is me, six years ago today, and thanks to body dysmorphia, still felt like I weighed 120kg, and yet, I was 70kg…. I hated this picture because I felt like it showed my fat stomach still and was ashamed. At this point, I had been in recovery from bulimia for close to two years,

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This is me..Self Love

This is me…This is me, today, aged 45… This is me, in the body that my soul chose before I was even conceived, to inhabit, for this journey through life.. My soul chose this body, to heal.. My soul chose this beautiful body to learn from truly painful lessons… This body has been through a

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How do you love your body in a fat phobic world?

I was listening to a podcast this morning about body image, emotional eating, binge eating, and it was between two other women that I truly respect in the same field, and they were talking about the above line, “How do you love your body, as it is, in a fat phobic world?” To be honest,

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Let’s Talk About Sex….And Body Image

Yep, let’s go there! So, are you the lights on, or the lights off type of lover? This is one of the key ways to ascertain how truly comfortable you are with your body! Over the past few months, I have been consistently hearing from truly beautiful women, who feel completely uncomfortable with their bodies,

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