Body Love

Why I didn’t know my weight during pregnancy and postpartum

I had never really thought about pregnancy until I got married. And then I thought about it all the time. And I was scared. Like really scared. I pushed off getting pregnant for as long as I could due to that fear. What was I […]

Dear Dieter

Dear Dieter, You told me that you were thinking about going on another diet, and my heart broke for you. You didn’t ask for my professional opinion and so instead of giving you all the reasons that you shouldn’t do it, I listened and let […]

Self-Care: Why is it so important?

Self-care is one, maybe even two, of the legs of a three-legged stool holding my philosophy of how to achieve food freedom. Self-care is so important, and in this crazy world, it is easily pushed aside. When you start to engage in a higher level of […]

Quit the Diet Talk

My career is entirely based on food. With work and eating in my own daily life, I end up thinking about food several hours of the day. And with all my experience and training, I’ve gotten pretty good at picking up on dieting behavior and all this […]

5 Ways to Mindfully Eat

If you didn’t catch my last post on what mindful eating means, check it out here. Today we will talk about HOW you can start to mindfully eat. At a glance, the steps sound so simple, but I will tell you that it takes time and […]

What is Mindful Eating?

Mindful Eating has quite literally changed my life. My relationship with food has finally become what everyone’s is meant to become- one of food freedom. And it’s because I  started to learn how to re-trust myself through mindful eating. So why do all these people (me) […]