Phew! Long time no talk… As a little apology for those of you who are new around here, I’ve been sharing updates on my newsletter about how and why the blog schedule is different [sign up here if you’d like to read the newsletter] but I realized I never left an FYI here on the … More Why I Don’t Work Out Anymore
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
Pregnant mamas, intuitive eating is for you too. If you ever read a book or article about pregnancy and what to expect when expecting, one of the first things you’ll see is a warning: be careful not to gain “too much” weight. But that concept of “too much weight” is based very little on scientific … More 3 Reasons to Ignore the Calorie/Weight Guidelines for 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
Social media has a way of highlighting our collective tendency to compare ourselves to other people. It’s often said that social media is a “highlight reel,” meaning that we end up comparing our regular, standard, everyday lives to the cleanest, prettiest, proudest and most polished moments in somebody else’s. Nobody’s life is perfect. However, comparison … More I used to be so _______________.