Why Reading Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain on the Internet Won’t Help You Avoid Gaining Weight, and Other Thoughts on the Language of Disordered Eating

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I just searched Google for the words “holiday weight gain” in the news. In 0.17 seconds, Google returned about 30,400 results. This isn’t just “evergreen content”—I’m talking about stuff that’s being written right now about holiday weight gain. What does this tell … Continue reading

Your Body is Not a Calorie Counter (and Other Podcast-y Thoughts)

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I know I don’t normally post on Saturdays, but I had to share this with you. Recently, I was on the Rebooted Body podcast, which is hosted by Finding Our Hunger podcast guest Kevin Geary. It was, quite honestly, one … Continue reading

UN-Podcast 033: Unevolved (Susan McCauley)

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[source] How do you feel about “conventional wisdom?” If you’re a member of the Paleo/Primal/WAP/Traditional/Real Food/Ancestral Health/Vegan/Vegetarian/Eastern Medicine/Ayurvedic/Functional Medicine/etc etc etc communities, then you probably hear the phrase “conventional wisdom” and immediately sniff in disdain. Merriam-Webster calls conventional wisdom (n), … Continue reading

Don’t Should Yourself: Reflecting on Odd Numbered Birthdays

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Before you read today’s post, drop everything and go listen to my favorite NON-health-related podcast, Nerds on History! Not only was I  guest on this special Thanksgivvukah™ episode, but the hosts and I take a trip 77,000 years in the future … Continue reading

Keep Health Alive: Chatting About Disordered Eating with Justin from CaveManning!

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So, I had the honor to be on the Keep Health Alive podcast with Justin Manning from Cavemanning.com, and I really wanted to share this episode with you. We discussed some pretty important topics around eating disorders, disordered eating, exercise … Continue reading

Friday Reading: Stop Counting to Make Paleo Count

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Happy Friday! So, I’ve been receiving a lot of communication from all of you out there in the blogosphere regarding feeling out of control about counting, tracking, and logging “health goals.” While the blogs, podcasts, and books make it seem … Continue reading

Do Your Snacks “Smile Back?” How to Stop Eating Your Problems

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I don’t really watch TV, but I spent a lot of time hanging out with my little brother while my mom was out of town having surgery, so I’ve had more than my fair share of TV time in the … Continue reading

Using a Paleo Template for Eating Disorder Recovery–on the Livin’ La Vida Low Carb Show!

I can’t tell you how excited, proud, and grateful I am to have had the opportunity to speak with Jimmy Moore of Livin’ La Vida Low Carb on the air about how moving toward a more Paleo/ancestral diet has helped facilitate my eating disorder recovery.

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Jimmy Moore, as you may recall from the Finding Our Hunger podcast episode, had a huge impact on my own recovery–and my desire to get into this whole health coaching business–and he is someone I feel blessed to be able to call friend.

You can listen in on our podcast episode HERE!

And don’t forget to check out yesterday’s post about the “sobering” connection between fitspiration and addiction, as well as my post in Paleo Movement Online about Paleo Perfectionism & Orthorexia.

Stay hungry,

@MissSkinnyGenes

PS I’ll hopefully have a “Tune Up” update for you soon…now that my voice is finally returning after my fun little illness…