Day 71: An unexpected trigger

I cooked a delicious meal tonight. My son’s nursery produced a cookbook full of the recipes they use for the kids’ meals and I tried my hand at the “Beef and Bean Crumble”. It was full of wholesome ingredients but tasted like comfort food and I ate two portions. Way too much food for me….

Day 60: The power of a compelling reason

Woo hoo! 60 days alcohol free. Now to do the last 40 without alcohol or sugar. Day 1 without both. I literally don’t know how many times I have tried to cut sugar out of my life. I was 11 the first time and 41 the last time. Neither can I tell you how many…

Day 31: Acceptance

Photo by Marion Michele on Unsplash At around the age of 18, I developed Bulimia. At first it felt like a gift. It removed all food pressures and made it possible for me to socialise and have fun. I felt liberated. Over the years though, it made me lose touch with what was normal. If…