I feel like food cravings are quite a popular topic among the health and fitness world. And the similar messages that are seen across social media are these:-Drink water when hungry.-Plan meals.-Eat more protein.-Distract yourself during the craving.-Get rid of all junk food from your house.-Chew gum.-Go for a walk.-Eat something healthy.-Don't grocery shop when … Continue reading How to curve food cravings
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a common diagnosis, and I was one of the 4.4% of adults diagnosed. Now, my ADD wasn't diagnosed at the beginning of my eating disorder, but actually 5 or so years into it. I went to my nurse practitioner and explained how I was having difficulty concentrating in my college … Continue reading How an ADD medication played a role in my eating disorder
When I say your weight isn’t the issue, I mean your weight truly isn’t the issue. Society, fitness experts, medical professionals, and weight loss programs want you to believe that your weight is the golden ticket to your self acceptance, to your happiness, and to all your successes in life. It just. isn’t. true. How many times have … Continue reading Your Weight Isn’t the Issue
Ever wonder what an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach is? When I get asked what I do for a living and answer with, "I'm an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach," I get the typical response of, "That is amazing! But what do you actually do again?" I get it! Many times the traditional treatment method for eating … Continue reading What is an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach?
I often used to think getting 'stuck' was a bad thing. I would get super frustrated because I didn't know...What I needed to do to get unstuck.Why I was stuck in the first place.And how to even begin to figure a way out of it. Many times I would opt for the 'easy' way out … Continue reading Why ‘getting stuck’ is a good thing!
Have you ever said to yourself, "I'll like my body when_____" or "If I only looked like_____" or "I'll like myself when I get to ____pant size or a certain weight" I used to say these things ALL the time! I thought I accepted myself, but I found that I only did IF I looked … Continue reading How to finally find self acceptance and body respect
Ever thought..."But it feels safe""I feel comfortable""I know what this life looks like""I'm always prepared""There are no surprises" I used to step as FAR away from even the thought of leaving my eat disorder. It was my best friend, my confidant, the one thing I could trust, and it never seemed to let me down. … Continue reading Why you find comfort in your eating disorder and what to do about it.
How many times have you asked yourself, "How do I STOP this cycle?!" Why can't I just be normal around food? How many diets do I have to go through in order to become 'healthy?' I used to ask myself these same questions over and over again. I just never seemed to find the right … Continue reading 3 Ways to END the Cycle of Food Obsession
Why do we tend to avoid feelings? Why do we steer clear of fear, anxiousness, pain, and hurt? The moment we can learn to FEEL them, we give ourselves the ability to acknowledge, accept, and move on! In this video I share with you the amazing thing that happens when we actually 'feel' and why … Continue reading Why feelings are the gateway to food freedom
Who hates the thought of being uncomfortable? Do the feelings of fear, anxiousness, overwhelm, and nervousness send you running for the hills? I definitely don't like them either! We tend to become 'comfortable' in the life we've made for ourselves, even if it no longer serves us anymore. Why? Because we know it, we get … Continue reading Why getting uncomfortable leads to food FREEDOM!