For me, the theme of this past week has been random cravings. I personally think it’s very enjoyable to pay attention to my cravings, because it makes the experience of eating more fun and more satisfying. When I’m not clued in to what I feel like eating, I tend to find meals and snacks sort … More Cottage Cheese, Chocolate Custard, Sweet Potato Fries…Oh My!
Over the past few years, Christmas has become one of my favorite holidays. It’s not that I didn’t like it before…but the whole “holiday party” and “Christmas cookie” type stuff totally stressed out my eating disorder. Fortunately, those days are behind me. I’ve also found that I enjoy the Christmas season even more since I’ve … More A Holly, Jolly, Non-Diet Christmas
“Don’t think about a pink elephant.” You’re probably thinking about a pink elephant now, right? This is a classic example of how telling ourselves not to think about something is completely ineffective. Especially when it comes to food, trying to put too much emphasis on not doing something — whether that means not eating a … More How to Stop Obsessing Over Food
I enjoy experimenting with new style trends, though I’m probably the furthest thing from a fashionitsa — I usually only buy one or two “trendy” pieces each season and even still, I tend to prefer my favorite old comfy clothes. A colleague even once pointed out that the classic “Alexandra style” is a striped top … More An Ode to My Favorite Jeans