How Common Is Disordered Eating? (AKA Why I Keep Writing About It)

Many of you know that my background is in natural medicine, meaning that my healthcare training largely involved counseling patients on lifestyle modifications — especially those involving food. Like many of my colleagues, a large proportion of my patient base is constituted by individuals struggling with inflammatory and autoimmune conditions which require significant diet changes … More How Common Is Disordered Eating? (AKA Why I Keep Writing About It)

A Chiropractor Does More Than “Crack Backs”

I’ve been going back and forth with myself about whether or not to write this post, but I’ve finally decided that it’s time to share my perspective on the matter: For those of you who don’t know, I’m currently in school to become a chiropractic physician– emphasis on the second word. Yes, chiropractors are physicians. … More A Chiropractor Does More Than “Crack Backs”

Day in the Life

If you would’ve asked me ten years ago where I thought I’d be now, my answer would’ve described something vastly different than what my current season of life looks like. I was gearing up to go to college, planning to study engineering at Purdue. What did I end up doing? Not that… Looking back, I … More Day in the Life

Unhelpful Comments

In working with clients, I hear a lot of stories about other people making unsolicited comments about their weight, whether well-intending or not. These could include things like:”You look good!” or “You look so much better!” or “How’ve things been going? You look different!” The same is true in times of struggle, whether a person … More Unhelpful Comments