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
If you’d have asked me 10 years ago what I thought it meant to “take care of myself,” I would’ve said something along the lines of clean eating, exercising every day, maintaining a certain body weight, and keeping an appealing outward appearance…i.e. wearing makeup and nice clothes. If you’d have asked me what I thought self-care meant, I’d … More Self-Care Is Imperfect
The past few months, I’ve been pretty disenchanted with coffee. If you’re not a coffee drinker, that might seem like a completely unremarkable statement. But I used to be a coffee addict (and proud of it!) I’d slowly been tapering down on the amount of coffee I’d been drinking over the past few months because … More The Restriction Mindset Leads to Overeating
As a Christian in the health/nutrition field, I frequently come across messages that hail scripture as motivation for dieting, disordered eating, and other unhealthy behavior. I’ve written about this topic before, but today I want to focus on fasting in particular. Fasting is a sort of a sticky area because it’s a practice with a … More Fasting Won't Fix Your Relationship With Food
Diet buzz words show up everywhere, even the church. Today I’m sharing a video where I talk about the intersection between food and faith in the Christian context. In the video, I reference my devotional bible study, Faith, Food, Freedom. Follow along with your own copy on page 18. If you don’t have one, download … More What Does Food Have to Do With Faith?