A few months ago, I had a pretty enlightening conversation with my therapist. Yes, I see a therapist. This is me stating it like a celebrity pregnancy announcement. A common theme she and I talk about is how I can continue to seek balance in my life. Balance was something I struggled with back when… Continue reading Advice from my Therapist
Category: body image
Some time ago, I was given a free personal training session by the gym when I joined, and it was only what I can describe as a troubling experience. I arrived to the gym thinking that a trainer would be taking me through a workout (obviously as a means to try to sell me a… Continue reading Check Yourself
Just Being- the COVID series
Today I’m coming at you LIVE from my kitchen with a holiday candle burning, Folklore playing, and my second glass of wine in hand. My landlord technically doesn’t allow candles, but I simply cannot be tamed. Today was different than a lot of days I have had lately. For the first time in a while,… Continue reading Just Being- the COVID series
If you’ve been following along with my blog for a while, then you probably know about some of my past struggles with body image, food, and over-exercising. If you’re new here, I shared my past experiences with dieting and body dysmorphia in my second-ever blog post. While I’ve worked hard to combat these thoughts and… Continue reading Fixer Upper
None of My Business: Lessons from Queer Eye
Like many people, I’m a huge fan of the show Queer Eye. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, I’m only slightly judging you. Just kidding, but not really. The premise of the show is that five Queer men (the Fab Five) show up to a nominated person’s house to help said person with the following areas of… Continue reading None of My Business: Lessons from Queer Eye
Adele’s “After” Body
What do our reactions to Adele's "After" Body say about the society we live in?
Food-Free Things to Give Up for Lent
Diet culture doesn't need to be part of Lent. Try giving up something food-free instead!
Healing Our Relationship with Food
As a woman who grew up dancing, playing sports, and is now a member of a sorority, it’s safe to say that I have seen my fair share of body dysmorphia and unhealthy eating habits. In my 21 years on this earth, I’ve never met one person who I can say has a perfect relationship… Continue reading Healing Our Relationship with Food
Fighting Fullness Guilt
The feeling of fullness after eating can instill a lot of different feelings for us. For some, it’s comfort. For some, it’s energy. For some, it’s satisfying. For me, it used to be guilt. I used to finish a meal and immediately start obsessing over how expanded my stomach felt, which led to me confusing… Continue reading Fighting Fullness Guilt