I thought losing weight was going to fix all my problems for me. But it didn’t. Really, it only created more problems. #notworthit As humans in general, I think we’re always on the lookout for the next easy fix. We want to find that one secret solution that will make our lives easier so that … More Body Image or Body Idolatry?
Thanksgiving used to be the one of the worst days of the year for me in terms of my relationship with food. Usually, I’d spend the whole day eating very little, if anything at all, and running a few extra miles. I needed to proactively create a calorie deficit, I thought, because I wanted to … More How to Not Binge: Thanksgiving Edition (& a recipe for crustless pumpkin pie)
I was in another country when I hit my diet rock bottom, but I felt like I was on another planet. Suffering has a way of making us question our reality like that. At the time, I felt like I was in a daze. Sometimes I still find myself questioning the total whirlwind that was … More What Diet Culture Won’t Tell You…
COVID has been a lesson in flexibility for me. What about you? To be totally honest, I’m not always the best at rolling with the punches. I like my life to be steady and predictable despite the fact that it rarely is either of those things. So yes, I’m a recovering control freak. I certainly … More Food Freedom & Flexibility
I don’t know if it’s the nature of my job, but it seems like every woman I speak with seems to struggle with bloating. Trust me—I get it. A full, distended abdomen is no fun. But what made the experience of bloat so painful for me in the past had less to do with the … More What’s Causing Your Bloat?