Lessons in Intuitive Eating from the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Even though I thought I had reached a place of stability in my relationship with food and my body prior to becoming pregnant and felt ready for the changes to come, I was shocked by just how challenging the first trimester of pregnancy was for me in terms of my body image. I know that … More Lessons in Intuitive Eating from the First Trimester of Pregnancy

How to Eat Intuitively by Eating Dessert…Or Not

Growing up, I had a sweet tooth–or at least that’s what I was told. In actuality, I did like to eat sweets, especially chocolate. If you’d asked me, non-chocolate candy was a waste of time because you could alternatively be eating chocolate. I remember doing my best to swap as much of my fruity Halloween … More How to Eat Intuitively by Eating Dessert…Or Not

The Bible Doesn’t Say That (Intuitive Eating Edition)

A few weeks ago, my church started a new series titled “The Bible Doesn’t Say That” which explores some of the ways our culture has taken scripture out of context and made it look like it says things that it doesn’t. As a Christian, I believe that the bible is the complete, inerrant word of … More The Bible Doesn’t Say That (Intuitive Eating Edition)

10 Faith-Based Principles of Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating is for Christians, too! However, the namesake Intuitive Eating book doesn’t pay homage to the fact that a philosophy of honoring our bodies, including their hunger signals and unique sizes and shapes, was something that God designed at the very beginning of time. While diet culture disrupted that natural, internal signaling process and … More 10 Faith-Based Principles of Intuitive Eating