Questioning the Logic of Body Image

I had my second week of coaching this week and it only lasted half the time. I've been working my way through The Intuitive Eating Guide to Recovery and so I shared with Teri what I've been learning. 

This book makes sense, for real! It is exactly how I imagine that freedom from diets looks like, but more importantly what it will feel like. 

No calorie counting, no tracking, no pre-occupation with the nutritional level of foods. This is what I want. 

Every few months in my journal (not my food journal, but my "this is what's going on and what I need to work through" journal), I write out where I see my life going. I place myself ten years into the future and I write how old I'll be and how old my children will be. I then talk about how my life looks.

This is my vision, my dreams. My goals. This is where I see my future self. Someday I'll share it with you. But for now, I want you to know that it is freedom I desire. 

I sometimes feel that my desire to be thin or...

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves as Moms

Here we are in the last week of January, a new year and I’m are you doing with those new year's resolutions?
What about the goals you made for 2021? Any action towards making them happen?
If so, awesome! Definitely give yourself credit for doing whatever you’ve done so far.
But if not, if you’ve been struggling to make it happen or to create the change you were so motivated to make at the beginning of the month, then what happened?
We are busy moms, I get that! I know your time is limited and I realize that things happen that we can’t predict which may get in the way of carrying out your goals.
But sometimes there’s an even bigger obstacle standing in your way and that’s your mindset.
These are the beliefs and the excuses that we tell ourselves about why we can’t do what we really want to do.
For me, some of those lies were:
that no one could do what I was doing,
that I...
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