Your Recovered Life Series with Robyn Cruze, Author

Robyn Cruze, Author

I am thrilled to share an inspiring conversation with Robyn Cruze, a trailblazer in the world of eating disorder recovery and co-author of Making Peace with Your Plate: Eating Disorder Recovery.

We had a chance meeting at the Barnes and Noble on the 3rd Street Promenade when I was chaperoning my son’s field trip. In the calm of the storm when the kids were being read a story I told her about this project and she immediately raised her hand to share her story. It is one of persistence, courage and hope. :)

Robyn is a double winner enjoying recovery from alcoholism and a fierce eating disorder.

Along the way to finding her calling, Robyn had success as:

  • A professional film and TV actress from 1992 to 2003
  • A film research and executive assistant to a successful film writer
  • A designer of a hugely popular and highly profitable maternity clothing line
  • The author of an affirmation book for children

We discuss:

  • How her calling came to her in stages
  • How a painful relapse brought her truth and clarity
  • Dealing with feelings of failure about a previous career
  • How she redefined success
  • What to do when you’re told ‘you suck’ at your passion
  • How full recovery from an eating disorder is possible!



Robyn’s official bio:

Robyn Cruze, MA is a certified coach and author who specializes in inspiring individuals to self-care and overcome life obstacles by following their dreams as a payoff to recovery. Robyn struggled with ugly inner demons throughout much of her adolescent and adult life, most notably, an eating disorder that crippled her spirit for over a decade. With no other resources to guide her, she set out on her own path to recovery and is now sharing her experience with others. Robyn was a professional actress from 1992 to 2003, appearing in one film and a TV series in Australia. She holds a Master’s Degree in solo performance and writing from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She is an active blogger, freelance writer, and author of a number of articles and a self-published work, Lovely Dreams. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two daughters.


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