“Don’t eat if you’re not hungry.” Ever heard that one? (I’m pretty sure it’s a subtitle in basically every diet plan.) I won’t lie, it’s generally better to eat every few hours, as soon as we start to notice the early signs of hunger. Eating when we aren’t hungry or don’t have an appetite isn’t … More It’s Better to Eat Than to Not Eat
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)
My eating disorder started out as an effort to be healthy. At the same time, I wanted to be skinny, or at least skinnier. Restricting my diet helped me lose weight (at least initially) under a socially acceptable guise of health. I was eating “clean” because it would help me run faster. Or something. [PSA: … More Thinness ≠ Happiness
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
Mine used to. But now it’s the other way around…my workouts happen when they easily and comfortably fit into my schedule without too much fuss. I don’t blame high school sports for my dysfunctional relationship with exercise, but they certainly helped lay the foundation for those struggles. Starting the summer before my freshman year, cross … More Does Your Schedule Revolve Around Your Workouts?