Thinness ≠ Happiness

My eating disorder started out as an effort to be healthy. At the same time, I wanted to be skinny, or at least skinnier. Restricting my diet helped me lose weight (at least initially) under a socially acceptable guise of health. I was eating “clean” because it would help me run faster. Or something. [PSA: … More Thinness ≠ Happiness

Eating for Satisfaction (to Maintain Your Weight)

In the intuitive eating community, we often come across the message that wanting to change our bodies is “bad,” or that we aren’t “doing it right” if we aren’t okay with out bodies changing. But the truth is, most of us aren’t quite at the place where we are 100% totally okay with gaining weight….and … More Eating for Satisfaction (to Maintain Your Weight)