Bulimia Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bulimia quotes, bulimia sayings, and bulimia proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


No food will ever hurt you as much as an unhealthy mind.     

Brittany Burgunder

No two eating disorders are the same. No two individuals are the same. No two paths to recovery are the same. But everyone's strength to reach recovery IS the same.     

Brittany Burgunder

We think of bulimia and anorexia as either a bizarre psychosis, or as a quirky little habit, a phase, or as a thing that women just do. We forget that it is a violent act, that it bespeaks a profound level of anger toward and fear of the self.      

Marya Hornbacher

To actually accept that you have an eating disorder or a mental health issue is actually a sign of great, great strength. It is not a sign of weakness at all.     

Nigel Owens

The problem with writing a book about bulimia is that whenever you go to the washroom, people think you're throwing up.     

Emma Forrest

I am forever engaged in a silent battle in my head over whether or not to lift the fork to my mouth, and when I talk myself into doing so, I taste only shame. I have an eating disorder.     

Jena Morrow

For me, the bulimia was about my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.     

Cheryl James

Eating was hard. Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.     

Laurie Halse Anderson

Girls developed eating disorders when our culture developed a standard of beauty that they couldn’t obtain by being healthy. When unnatural thinness became attractive, girls did unnatural things to be thin.     

Mary Pipher

I used to binge-eat and make myself throw up. I was a fat kid. Obviously I didn't quite master the bulimia.      

Russel Brand

Becoming the new feminine ideal requires just the right combination of insecurity, exercise, bulimia and surgery.      

Garry Trudeau

Some people who are obsessed with food become gourmet chefs. Others become eating disorders.     

Marya Hornbacher

In Yet Another Paradox, Bulimia Nervosa Serves As Both An Expression Of Feelings And A Defense Against Experiencing Feelings, Particularly Shame, Anger, Loneliness, Sadness, Envy, And Guilt. A Person With Bulimia Nervosa Fear, Whether Consciously Or Unconsciously, That Painful Feelings Would Be Unbearable, Even Annihilating.     

Shela M. Reindl