I became a Christian before I became an intuitive eater, but I became an intuitive eater before I realized how fundamental a non-diet life was to the practice of my faith. Once I understood that my faith and my approach to food were inseparable, everything finally started to make sense. Why we diet in the … More Intuitive Eating Through a Christian Lens
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 _______________.
One of my favorite parts about being an intuitive eater is that when I set down my fork and walk away from the table, I no longer am thinking about food. When I was dieting and dealing with disordered eating, I felt like food was the only thing I could think about. I never felt … More 3 Ways to Make Meals More Satisfying
When I was struggling with chronic dieting and disordered eating, life was a lot less fun than it is today. There were lots of reasons for this—mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical—many of which I’ve already discussed on this blog. But today, I’m going to touch on some of the physical reasons. Dieting made me physically … More 3 Ways Dieting Can Cause Hypothyroidism
First things first, happy new year! I don’t think any of us will be missing 2020, so here’s to the hope and redemption that we have in Christ. [Can I get an ‘amen’???] Over the course of (the insanity that was) the past year, God taught me a lot of the importance of slowing down, … More What’s Your “Why?”