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
Phew! Long time no talk… As a little apology for those of you who are new around here, I’ve been sharing updates on my newsletter about how and why the blog schedule is different [sign up here if you’d like to read the newsletter] but I realized I never left an FYI here on the … More Why I Don’t Work Out Anymore
Pregnant mamas, intuitive eating is for you too. If you ever read a book or article about pregnancy and what to expect when expecting, one of the first things you’ll see is a warning: be careful not to gain “too much” weight. But that concept of “too much weight” is based very little on scientific … More 3 Reasons to Ignore the Calorie/Weight Guidelines for Pregnancy
Sometime in high school or college, I read a book called God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo that really left an impression on me. It wasn’t the the storyline of novel necessarily, but a single quote which harkened back to the title: We’re all searching for something to fill up what I like to call that … More 3 Things That Can’t Fulfill You (and 1 Thing That Can!)
Social media has a way of highlighting our collective tendency to compare ourselves to other people. It’s often said that social media is a “highlight reel,” meaning that we end up comparing our regular, standard, everyday lives to the cleanest, prettiest, proudest and most polished moments in somebody else’s. Nobody’s life is perfect. However, comparison … More I used to be so _______________.