This post is the first in what I hope will be an ongoing series of updates about what I’m learning about intuitive eating and how to best feed my body. I’m posting here not only to share what I’m learning with others who may find this information useful, but also to document this information for… Read More Intuitive Eating: The Story So Far
Lately, since I’ve publicly renounced dieting, I’ve gotten a handful of concerned questions from friends who aren’t sure they’re understanding me correctly. Or they aren’t sure I’m understanding me correctly. The conversation usually goes something like, Friend: So what are you saying – you’re not even going to try to lose weight anymore? Because [lots of sciencey… Read More No means no.
(This post is going to be rather rudimentary HAES 101, but I need to spell it out because I’m still trying to work out what a lot of this means for me. Apologies for the tl;dr.) A friend told me she’s just started a group Bible study using the book Made to Crave: Satisfying Your… Read More “Made to Crave”: In which I review a book I haven’t actually read
Alane wrote a comment on my last post, and the reply I was writing grew into a full post of its own. I don’t mean to single her out by posting my response here; it’s just that the concerns she raises are, I think, pretty common among people who are unfamiliar with the Health at… Read More On health, guilt, and forgiveness
One of the things I still haven’t figured out is how to teach this concept of intuitive eating to my children (especially since I only have a tenuous grasp on it myself). Already my kids are bombarded — from school, from PBS Kids, all over the place — with this dichotomy of “good food” and… Read More Intuitive eating for the preschool set
That last post I wrote sparked a lot of dialog this week – with my parents, my husband, my friends. Although I didn’t think about it before I posted, I cross-link my blog posts here with my facebook page, which means that a handful of the people who read what I wrote about my childhood… Read More Loose ends
This is a new blog for me. I write a personal blog about a little bit of everything, Closet Narcissist, but lately wrote several posts in a row about my new perspectives about size and weight loss and health and food, and I decided to give myself a separate outlet for this topic. I think… Read More What am I doing here?