Why Am I Still Overeating? Part 2: Emotional Eating

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Struggling with overeating? Cool–you’re not alone. Read Part One: Habit and then head back over here to find out some strategies for getting past the compulsive eating roadblocks. ROADBLOCK #2: Emotional Eating [source] “Mindful eating” isn’t a new concept. But … Continue reading

Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?

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Happy Friday, y’all! Just wanted to stop by and share what I consider one of the most important articles I’ve ever published on the topic of healthy eating: Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?   Also, I apologize to those … Continue reading

Why I Don’t “What I Ate Wednesday”

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How many of you out there follow a blog that features “What I Ate Wednesday?” Raise your hands high, now–and then look around. I bet you see a lot of (imaginary, virtual) hands in the air. During the days of … Continue reading

Self-Love and Sex: How to Stop Dating ED

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This blog post is part of the Week of Self-Love hosted by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt of annesophie.us. I’ve been thinking a lot about sex and love lately. (Yeah, okay, let’s all be grownups here please…) I’ve written before about how my … Continue reading

Why I’m Not a Vegan, Part 2: What Happened When I was a Vegan

[source] My Disclaimer  My decision to stop being a vegan was based on a gut feeling–literally and figuratively: the blog post(s) that I’m about to provide you with are simply based on all of the research I’ve done since making … Continue reading

Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Get the Body You’ve Always Wanted

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I do have to warn you: today’s Trigger HAPPY Thursday may contain some triggers. If you aren’t ready for this, that’s okay. Just come back when you’re ready to have it out with the ED in your head.  Today’s happiness … Continue reading

5 Ways to Start Letting Go of Food Rules

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Back when I was training to become a figure competitor (aka during my last and worse relapse with ED), I thought I had it all figured out: The carefully researched broscience in my muscle magazines told me that I was … Continue reading

UN-Podcast 017: UNPlanned

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[source] I’m convinced that the people who have come into my life since I began this crazy journey to recovery a year ago have a ridiculously fated quality. For example, a year ago, while dealing with the aftermath of the … Continue reading

A Little Tuesday “Thought-spiration”

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You don’t need to look like this: [source] To prove that you’re strong enough to do this: [source] * [source] You don’t need to be able to do this:  [source] To prove that you’re worthy of this: [source] You don’t … Continue reading