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
On my blog and Instagram (and in my book, Fulfilled) I talk a lot about the concept of trusting our bodies. When I was struggling with dieting and disordered eating, I had a lot of fear surrounding the relationship between food, exercise, hunger, fullness, and the size and shape of my body. I was afraid … More Body Trust vs. Putting Your Trust in Your Body
It wasn’t necessarily a conscious decision to buy bigger pants. My old jeans were getting worn out (like, the threads were bare) and I finally had resigned myself to the fact that I was never going to be able to buy a new copy of my all-time favorite pair. So, towards the end of last … More I Went up a Pant Size. Here’s What Happened…
Have you ever completed a screening for disordered eating/eating disorders? If you’ve been diagnosed with an eating disorder and are reading this blog for support in your recovery, you probably have been. (I’m so glad you’re here!) If you’ve never been diagnosed with an eating disorder or never sought professional support for disordered eating patterns, … More How Okay Are You With Gaining 2 Pounds?
Contrary to what many people believe, there’s nothing morally wrong with living in a larger body. It simply is not a sin to be overweight. It is, however, a sin to judge someone based off the size and shape of their body. On my blog/social media, I get a lot of questions about gluttony. “Isn’t … More Unhealthy Judgment