For anyone struggling with addiction, self-isolation can be especially triggering, and disordered eating might be exacerbated during this time.
Eating disorders are never black and white, and I often challenge people to think about the disordered eating behaviors that come from restrictions and media. You can read all about my relationship with food in my book, Run My World: How I Empowered Myself Through Fitness, but here’s a different story on my lifelong experience… Continue reading Rethink Your Restrictions: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019
A year ago, I published my first book Run My World: How I Empowered Myself Through Fitness to share how I overcame my eating disorder. Since then, I’ve realized the power of intuition in all areas of my life so I can better listen to myself. Intuitive eating and cooking have helped me be less… Continue reading Intuitive Cooking: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019
A couple months ago, I went to a new doctor for the first time since beginning my new insurance plan. When I stepped on the scale, the nurse tried weighing me between the 100-150 lb range. I chuckled, "You're optimistic -- I like it!" I weighed the heaviest I've ever seen on the scale. Since… Continue reading Heavyweight, Happy State
I would guess that most people struggle with disordered eating — of all ages, genders, and sizes.
I work full-time in tech, but outside of the 9-5, I’m a fitness trainer and overall fitness junkie. I workout most days of the week, always something different. I struggled with disordered eating in college, and I strive to empower people to be more than the obsessive eating habits that we develop from media. I… Continue reading I Ate Dessert Everyday for a Week: Here’s What Happened
Traveling often does not encourage positive relationships with food. Vacation means indulging -- often over-indulging. It's common to go on a diet before vacation just to eat and drink lots on vacation. That type of crash diet can lead to feelings of guilt and regret, further leading to punishment upon returning from your trip. Getting… Continue reading How to Improve Your Relationship with Food By Traveling