This weekend, I had a few moments to go into the garage and start emptying out the boxes that my Dad and grandmother sent to me from Florida. Unpacking boxes is always a fraught proposition, because, if they’ve been sealed … Continue reading
TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Roger Dickerman! You don’t have to be an athlete. At least, not if you don’t want to be. Now, there is absolutely nothing wrong with being athletic. There is also absolutely nothing wrong … Continue reading
A few days ago, I completed my month of insanity classes and travel by spending three days in Berkeley at the Ancestral Health Symposium. This is the first AHS I have ever attended (although I have a very vivid memory … Continue reading
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#hugsarepaleo at Ancestral Health Symposium 2014!
TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Carrie Arnold! Which of the following disordered eating patterns sounds like you: My parents never really talked about their weight or mine. I never really dieted until I got to college. But then, … Continue reading
When I was in the 3rd grade, I was one of the playground ringleaders. We all spoke the language of “pretend,” and I was often the Rosetta Stone, translating between realities for me and my girlfriends: “Okay, pretend that … Continue reading
TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Jodi Rubin now! I’m not going to pretend that the main reason I got certified as a personal trainer in 2010 wasn’t because of my eating disorder. I “wasn’t” an anorexic at the … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve bothered to give you a health update, and in the spirit of full transparency, I’m going to say: it has been a rough month. Actually, it has been a rough couple of months … Continue reading
TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Alen Standish of Progress, Not Perfection! “Embrace Your Wild Mistakes.” There is a thing I like to call “the perfection gap.” It’s the space between our desire for perfection and the place where … Continue reading
It’s been about two months since I took my first swimming lesson. That means it’s been about two months since I bought my first non-ED bathing suit. And somehow, in all of that time, I forgot to worry about how I looked … Continue reading