i am nicole marie story: puggle mother, yoga rebel, film snob. this blog is dedicated to my puggle gwendolyn who saved me from 11 years of bulimia. to celebrate a successful one year of healthy, happy living, i shall blog about the adventures of gwendolyn whilst raising awareness of eating disorders. thank you for reading!
“i look quite pretty.” dripping with yoga sweat, italian afro puff growing ferociously like a chia pet, i truly picked an odd moment to define myself as pretty, much less through mental quotation of my favourite line of “love actually.” the yoga studio mirror, deceiving me, had clearly gone “dorian gray,” necessitating another look. did […]
we meet so many folks, from all walks of life, during our adventures. venues range from dog parks, to restaurants, to boutiques; from pittsburgh, to chicago, to other fabulous cities. of our many adventures and acquaintances, our favourite encounters exist with The Quiet Man. reminding me of john wayne’s character in the film by the […]
tuesdays and thursdays functioned mechanically, like a clock. eating and vomiting breakfast; managing laxative consumption of the prior day; lunching with coworkers; vomiting lunch between afternoon sales meetings; and craving to pass-out from exhaustion, in the car, whilst my sales manager blabbed about “killing the big boss with kindness” because that’s what one does […]
we are, hands (and paws) down, cold weather girls! migration to new england is under thoughtful consideration, as we’re ready for a fresh, colder-weather environment, to compliment our new, healthy lives! we seek a fantastic town, near to the ocean and mountains, one that is bicycle friendly with fabulous restaurants, boasting outdoor seating, of course! […]
bonjour! we commenced celebrating prematurely! this is truly an exciting weekend! the fourth of july marks ONE year of NO bulimia after 11 years of flipping HELL. we’ve killed bulimia, and we’re blogging about it. please share our link, and share our lives with your pals! we want to help others, and this blog will […]
“gwendolyn, today, we are fishermen!” well, we weren’t really fishermen, but we certainly rose with them! i exclaimed this to gwendolyn at 5am on sunday, which involved two hour of travel to ohiopyle state park where we bicycled 11 miles from ohiopyle to confluence, pennsylvania… and back! my legs, burning with adventure, pedaled ferociously as […]
while america celebrates the 235th anniversary of declaring independence from great britain, i celebrate the one-year anniversary of declaring independence from great bulimia! it took a floppy-eared, smooshy-faced, curly-tailed, sweet, little puggle to end 11 years of disordered eating, one characterised by extreme starving, bingeing, and purging. gwendolyn saved my physical life, and i shall dedicate […]
good morning from le bench at starbucks! this is my first mobile blog post! i wish you a healthy, happy wednesday! love, gwendolyn 🙂 © nicole marie story and nicoleandgwendolyn.com, 2011.