How Common Is Disordered Eating? (AKA Why I Keep Writing About It)

Many of you know that my background is in natural medicine, meaning that my healthcare training largely involved counseling patients on lifestyle modifications — especially those involving food. Like many of my colleagues, a large proportion of my patient base is constituted by individuals struggling with inflammatory and autoimmune conditions which require significant diet changes … More How Common Is Disordered Eating? (AKA Why I Keep Writing About It)

Day in the Life

If you would’ve asked me ten years ago where I thought I’d be now, my answer would’ve described something vastly different than what my current season of life looks like. I was gearing up to go to college, planning to study engineering at Purdue. What did I end up doing? Not that… Looking back, I … More Day in the Life

Cutting Back On Exercise Won’t Make You Gain Weight

I was a runner for most of my life. But for a long time, the sole reason for my running was fear: fear that my appetite would be greater than my energy needs, fear that I’d consequently gain weight, fear that I’d become less attractive, fear that I would become less valuable, deserving, or lovable. … More Cutting Back On Exercise Won’t Make You Gain Weight