Before having a baby, my approach to food was somehow both more complicated and more straightforward. Sound confusing? I know. Let me explain… Pre-parenthood, my eating habits were “all about me” and I liked it that way. Every morning for breakfast, I made what I wanted unless my husband had a special request (which was … More Intuitive Eating as a New Mom
I’m a much nicer person when I’m taking care of myself. Let’s use food as the example. Hanger? The struggle is real. I tend towards the hypoglycemic side of the blood sugar spectrum, and often I learn that I’m hungry before I actually feel my stomach grumbling because I start to notice the cloudy thinking, … More Self-Care Isn’t Only About You
I’m sure many of you also share these feelings, but this summer was particularly stressful for me. COVID messed with a lot of my plans and created a total upheaval of my lifestyle…literally overnight. While I’m grateful that many of those unanticipated changes weren’t bad in and of themselves, the complete lack of warning was … More Does Your Life Have Margin?
“I read your post about intermittent fasting, and I get it—but what about fasting and praying as faithful servants of Christ?” This is a question that comes up quite a bit for me, especially when I’m working one-on-one with clients who have a strong faith background. As Christians, the combination of prayer + fasting comes … More Christian Fasting and Diet Culture
I love going away for the weekend. One of my favorite activities to share with my husband is exploring new places, eating at restaurants, and trying new things. I have an adventurous spirit, especially when it comes to food, and I think it’s so fun to try out new restaurants and dishes. But that wasn’t … More How to Enjoy Your Weekend (without starting a new diet on Monday)