F*ck Diet Culture

Recently I received a message from a dear friend. Her 6 year old daughter asked to be on a diet so she could stay skinny. I had to excuse myself from the room after reading her message. The breath escaped my body and my heart sank into the pit of my stomach. This is diet... Continue Reading →

Speak Kindly of Yourself

The girls in these pictures are confident. They aren’t counting calories or worrying about exercising to make up for their ice cream. I’m sad and disheartened. I did not see the flood of emotions coming surrounding the controversy of the Weight Watchers kid inspired diet app. Spending the day with my own children I could... Continue Reading →

Transformation Photos Stress Me Out

Transformation photos stress me out! There I said it.  Probably not a popular thing to say, but they do.  I used to LOVE Transformation Tuesday and would spend hours combing through before and after pictures then research the programs or products individuals used to achieve their results. Looking back I realize the level of devotion... Continue Reading →

I Got Stuck

I started this post to write a race recap, but quickly it evolved into something else.  To be real and totally transparent I lost my groove after the Cellcom Marathon. For 3 years I had my head down and was putting in the work to achieve my goal of 40 marathons by my 40th birthday. ... Continue Reading →

Set Point, Its Not a Tennis Reference

I've been kicking around the idea of posting about the set point theory.  It is a body of research that I was introduced to me while I was working with a therapist during the height of my eating disorder in college. I later learned more about this concept while completing my psychology undergrad at UWGB. ... Continue Reading →

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