Binge & Purge

Are you ever been engulfed by life? I have. When I am stressed, overwhelmed, or sad, I dream. When I dream, the dreams are WAY out there, maybe even nightmares. So to release the stress, I draw my dreams. When I was in community college, I was working full time, going to school full time and taking care of my family. I was seriously stressed. I continued this pattern for 7 years until I graduated with my Masters degree.

During that time, I had crazy vivid dreams. So I decided to start drawing them. I laughed, I cried. In my defense, I was left unsupervised. This drawing of charcoal and pencil, I called Binge and Purge. Little did I know, in 2012 it would land me in an Arts, Music and Literary magazine for a 2nd place award winner. This was the first time in my life I had won anything. I was humbled, and shocked.

I would love to be able to tell you all the things that were going on in my life at the time; but I won’t. I admit, when I look at it, it makes me cry. It’s my husband’s favorite out of all of my artwork. It is seriously deep and seriously personal – even he does not understand.

By studying this image, you could probably gain a sense of some of it. You may even assume what was going on. And this is okay. You may see the pain, the peace, the loss. It was a part of my life and I cannot erase it. I have moved on. Have I learned from it? I’m not confident I have. Will it always be with me? You bet it will.

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Binge and Purge – Image by Robin Moreau
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Robin is an Administrator with experience in account management, marketing and job coaching. Her background is executive management, marketing and healthcare. Fueled by her passion for understanding the nuances in motivating her teams to work effectively and efficiently, she inspires through a creative mindset and humor while allowing individuals to express themselves through their talents. Robin's knowledge and determination to rationalize and apply systems, assists others in generating effective time management and workflow. She believes the key to success is through mindfulness, positive support and collaboration.

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