Reflections on Recovery and Returning to New York City

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The summer of 2010 was a hot one in New York City. The kind of hot where you get out of the shower and never dry but for the sweat. The kind of hot where people die from heat exhaustion … Continue reading 

Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Stop Hiding Your “Emergency Chocolate”

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Happy Thursday, everyone! In today’s Trigger HAPPY Thursday, I have a big confession… If you are still holding onto and hiding disordered eating behaviors because you want to be able to find that “emergency” that allows you to return, I … Continue reading 

Is it Fitness, EDNOS, or Anorexia? Differentiating Disordered Behavior

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*Trigger warning!*  It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness week, and today’s post comes from a desire to raise a little awareness about what an eating disorder really looks like. You see, we throw a lot of words around: you look anorexic. … Continue reading 

Trigger Happy Thursday: Don’t Feed the Trolls

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As you may know, in my 9-5 I get paid to be a social media addict with a marketing problem. So I do things like read marketing books for fun. I was reading Unmarketing* by one of my favorite people … Continue reading 

UN-Podcast 044: UNsunk & Diet Drama

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I was the quintessential drama kid. I couldn’t play team sports due to a lack of hand-eye coordination. The only CDs I owned from 1995 – 2001 (besides the Spice Girls, Britney Spears, and Josie and the Pussycats) were show … 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 

Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?

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Happy Friday, y’all! Just wanted to stop by and share what I consider one of the most important articles I’ve ever published on the topic of healthy eating: Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?   Also, I apologize to those … Continue reading 

Why I Don’t “What I Ate Wednesday”

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How many of you out there follow a blog that features “What I Ate Wednesday?” Raise your hands high, now–and then look around. I bet you see a lot of (imaginary, virtual) hands in the air. During the days of … Continue reading