Do the Thing You Don’t Want to Do (a Story About Breakfast)

Historically, breakfast and I have a complicated relationship. In the beginning stages of my eating disorder, I always ate breakfast but I had extremely strict rules about it. The only food I’d allow myself to eat for breakfast was oatmeal, and I was really strict about the amount, the pace I ate it, the temperature … More Do the Thing You Don’t Want to Do (a Story About Breakfast)

Yes, You Do Need Carbs

Proponents of low carb diets love to talk about how eating carbs is “bad for you.” Sure…eating too many carbs, just like eating too much of anything, will negatively impact our health. That’s because eating in an unbalanced way creates an extreme metabolic environment, and managing the fallout from those extremes taxes our bodies. But … More Yes, You Do Need Carbs

Estrogen Dominance (what it is and what you can do about it)

Women’s health concerns tend to follow predictable patterns. In healthy women, cyclic changes in sex hormones throughout the month make it possible to track fertility—everything from ovulation, to an expected period, to optimal days for conceiving or avoiding pregnancy. In the same way, dysfunctional cycles tend to follow predictable patterns according to measurable imbalances in … More Estrogen Dominance (what it is and what you can do about it)