‘Twas the Morning of Christmas (A Holiday Poem for the Exercise Addict)

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[image source] ’Twas the morning of Christmas, though the children were sleeping,  I was Yelp!-ing like crazy, while silently weeping.  The stockings were filled with presents so dear,  Yet all that I searched for were “gyms that are near.”  At … 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

UN-Podcast 029: UNinventoried (Theresa Goodrich)

[source] In the past couple of days, I’ve had to come up head-to-head with many of my old beliefs about fitness and training, and reassess where I stand when it comes to exercise. As a person with an exercise addiction, … 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…

Disgust, Body Shame, and Fitspiration: Why We Care About Maria Kang

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TL;DR: Fitspiration sucks. Stop fat-shaming/fit-shaming yourself and others, kthx.  Strong is the New…? I just want to take a brief interlude and ask a question, because it’s something that’s been weighing on me pretty heavily. How many of you out … Continue reading

Are You Nothing but a “Booty Call?”: How to Break Up a Bad (Food) Relationship

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[source] A few days ago, I had a conversation with a woman who was seeing a man she’d recently met on an internet dating site. On the surface, they seemed quite compatible, and he was the kind of guy who … 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

Fitness Friday: How NOT to Exercise When You’re Injured

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Last month, Abel James, aka the Fat-Burning Man, wrote a really great blog post about using an injury to your fitness advantage. After hurting his shoulder doing Krav Maga, he was faced with the difficult decision: do I give into … Continue reading