What is a Diet?

  January 7, 2017

Think about the diets you have been on. What do they all have in common? Eliminating a major macronutrient…Atkins, Paleo. Controlling portions sizes…Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, Weight Watchers, Slim Fast. Classifying foods into good and bad categories…21 day fix, Red Light Green Light Diet, Whole 30. You get the idea, these are obvious diets that have … Continued

It’s Okay to Eat: Giving Yourself Permission

  January 3, 2017

After a long history of dieting or restrictive eating it can warp your mind into thinking you can’t or shouldn’t eat certain foods. As each new diet hits the market another macronutrient is attacked and eliminated. It was fat in the 90’s, carbohydrates in early 00’s, gluten in the mid 00’s, grains and fruits in … Continued

What Is Normal Eating?

  January 2, 2017

Today is a new beginning, you’ve decided you to explore normal eating. You have decided to reject another diet. You’ve realized that living in the constant battle with food and your body doesn’t feel good and isn’t helping anyone. You want to stop binging on food you don’t think you should eat. You want to … Continued

Why Weight Loss New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Work

  January 1, 2017

  Today, is the day. It’s the day when more than 45 million people resolve to lose weight in the New Year. In every article on losing weight I have come across in the past week either promises weight loss or blames you for not losing weight. The ten mistakes you are making when trying … Continued

Choosing a New Path: How to Start a Life Without Dieting

  November 4, 2016

Have you ever wondered what is would like to lead a life without dieting or restrictive eating? Do you believe it would feel good to stop dieting – OR – are you terrified of what will happen to your body if you stop dieting? Changing your path in regards to eating is no easy task. … Continued

4 Steps to Raising Children with a Good Body Image

  October 7, 2016

Raising a child with good body image in today’s society is nothing short of climbing a large mountain. In a society, where everywhere you turn promotes the newest quick fix to lose weight or surgery to change the body you can’t stand. Even when you try to shield your children from it, it can sneak up in … Continued

How to Give up the Dieting Cycle

  September 8, 2016

It’s hard to give up on the dieting cycle. We live in a society where one is measured by how we look and our health is dependent on it. If you look overweight you must be unhealthy, right? But what about when you are overweight and completely healthy? According to research, we know that people … Continued

The Day I was Suprisingly Fat Shamed!

  August 15, 2016

  We see the headlines all the time now about how medical professionals are fat shaming their patients, but what happens when he happens to a health professional? I so often hear my clients relay to me how their weight was addressed without any type of empathy or compassion. Judging a person on their appearance … Continued

6 Foods Every Table Needs!

  August 10, 2016

  Just last week, I served up lunch for my 4 year old. Her response, “Mom, this isn’t very much food.” She was right, it was towards the end of the week before I went grocery shopping again and I was trying to use up the leftovers in my refrigerator. I sort of snickered to … Continued

Cancer, Miscarriage and Healing

  July 19, 2016

I’ve sat down to write this blog post many times over the course of the past few months, but each time I struggled to get the words on the screen. I often asked myself, how do I explain my “unexplained” absence over the past year. I think only now, can I really talk about it … Continued

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