On my blog and Instagram (and in my book, Fulfilled) I talk a lot about the concept of trusting our bodies. When I was struggling with dieting and disordered eating, I had a lot of fear surrounding the relationship between food, exercise, hunger, fullness, and the size and shape of my body. I was afraid … More Body Trust vs. Putting Your Trust in Your Body
When I first really “got the hang of” intuitive eating—so to speak—I was enormously relieved by the fact that my eating became very stable and predictable. In my previous dieting days, eating was a huge source of stress for me because I was constantly afraid that I’d lose control around food. I had preconceived notions … More Hungry Days
Does the idea of eating whatever you’re craving, whenever you’re hungry seem too good to be true? It used to for me, anyway. I felt like I was constantly at war with both my stomach and the scale, as I was never satisfied with either. I spent insane amounts of time and energy trying to … More Reasons You Might Not Be at Your Weight Set Point
Last summer, I was having some problems with my eye, which led to me getting an MRI of my head and brain. (Fortunately, I have no more news to report on that note.) In any case, I was given a disc copy of the imaging and pretty much immediately brought it home to start studying … More How Well Do You REALLY Know Yourself?