I haven't sat down and written anything for this blog since April ha. Life has been busy and it's much easier for me to write a few quick paragraphs for the insta (follow me @foodfreedomdietitain) vs a more lengthy piece on here. I have a tad bit more time on my hands during this season of [...]
"Just a little bit of the brownie batter..." "Lick the spoon then move on." *Feels guilt and shame about licking the spoon* "Hmmm... well if you've already licked the spoon, you might as well finish off the whole bowl of batter." *Feels guilt and shame about finishing off the brownie batter* "Well, you're already ruined [...]
Weight fluctuations are a normal part of eating disorder recovery-- but that doesn't make them any easier. The only way to truly recovery from your eating disorder is to surrender all efforts spent on trying to control your weight and body size. This goes without saying, but all behaviors such as dieting / food restriction, [...]
What are food rules? Food Rules are a set of guidelines that a person internalizes that dictates when, where, how, and what he or she can eat on a given day. Here are some examples of common food rules found in our culture: "Do not eat anything after 7:00 pm." "No more than _________ calories [...]
"Everyone is a little disordered, right?" I've been asked this question a countless number of times by friends and family when they discover that I work in the field of eating disorders. Sometimes the person posing the question is referring to the fact that everyone occasionally overeats, eats based off of their emotions, or is [...]
Eating Disorder Recovery: Motivation
Is there a way to enjoy holiday treats without overindulging? Is overindulging the same thing as binging? Is it restricting if I say "no" to a dessert that I really don't want? How do we make sense of this?