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
The following letter was inspired by an innocent trip to a suburban grocery store, during which I saw the following magazine cover: I posted the photo to Facebook, and the response was incredible. Turns out, people are tired of … Continue reading
A few days ago, I was excited to see my friends in the ancestral health space passing around an article in a mainstream publication about an athlete who had successfully transitioned to a Paleo-ish lifestyle. It’s always nice to see … Continue reading
“Transform your tush! Lift it! Shape it! Tone it!” “Shaun T’s No-Gym Way to Flat Abs” “Strengthen, Trim, and Tone in 4 Moves” (These are actual headlines from three of the top women’s magazines in the US this month.) “Part … Continue reading
This is probably one of the most frustrating and difficult things I’ve ever had to write about, because there’s no way to write about it, which is exactly the problem. So, I’m going to start off by saying that WordPress, … Continue reading
Oh goodness, oh goodness…where do I begin? Remember way back in the day when I mentioned that there were three books that I was ridiculously excited about reading, and how I’ve already read two of them? Well…here’s number three. And … Continue reading
Happy National Eating Disorders Awareness Week! Today’s podcast was pretty much PERFECTLY timed with this week—I couldn’t have planned it better if I’d tried. It’s posted a few days earlier than normal, but don’t despair: Finding Our Hunger will be … Continue reading
I had a different plan for today’s post, but something I posted on Facebook (and the reaction it received) prompted me to change course. Here’s a loaded question: is skinny sexy? I posted this article on Facebook, entitled, “Wish you … Continue reading
Even though I think we should never use the “W” word…it’s okay in this context: It’s Healthy Weight Week! Check out some of the resources in this document and get ready to celebrate a whole week dedicated to loving your … Continue reading
This is a big one.
A few weeks ago, Kevin Geary of The Rebooted Body virtually sat down with me, Jennifer Fugo (Gluten Free School), and Ali Shapiro (Truce With Food) to talk about how we (women) talk about our bodies–and how the way we talk about our bodies impacts young women.
You don’t have to have an eating disorder to have been the victim of a bad body image–girls grow up with so many conflicting and/or damaging messages about health, fitness, body image and such (no surprise there, huh?), but the question is: what are we gonna do about it?
Please–if you have some time, this podcast is worth every second. Give it a listen–and then I want to hear your thoughts!
Can you think of a moment in your own development (or in the development of your children) when YOU heard a message that invited ED and company in?
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