You eat normally…. not by forcing yourself to eat less but by… -giving yourself the dignity to eat what you want whenever you want and not worrying what anyone else thinks.Read More What’s Your Lens?
…I learned I didn’t have to eat out of boredom or emotional turmoil. I could choose to eat at these times, but I no longer felt compelled to. This was such a relief that I found myself not only more satisfied with food, but that satisfaction spilled over into my life in general…Read More The Best Reward Is Satisfaction
Berating myself for overeating and for being overweight only served to lock my psyche into that behavior.Read More What Is Your Best?
special…We all have a definition in our heads of what that means and when we don’t reach it, we feel like we have somehow failed.Read More Body Acceptance- What Is Normal?
…If being my best means that I am skinny, but my mind is constantly on my body and weight, how is that my best?Read More The Bathing Suit Test
…emotions and feelings are very complex subjects, and trying to explain that fat is not a feeling just complicates things even more. Only by embracing my experience of feeling fat could I learn to recognize other emotions and get some meaning back into my life.Read More What ‘Feeling Fat’ Means To Me
Instead of trying to change what you don’t like about yourself, like everything about yourself and change those things that don’t fit in with the person you want to be.Read More A New Normal
when you accept your inherent value…, becoming a better person is a natural and straightforward process.Read More Do I HAVE To Like Myself?
…I saw my disordered eating through a different lens. I realized it was a normal response to the signals I give my body via thoughts about food restriction or permission, and that it is related to beliefs I hold about myself and my value. In recognizing this, I am able to stop having pity parties every time I do something I consider ‘bad.’Read More Is Enough As Good As A Feast?
When I find myself thinking about my thighs, I don’t judge them and I don’t judge myself for thinking about them. I just notice my thoughts, then let them go. No standing in front of the mirror and pinching my thighs from behind to see what they would look like if they were smaller.Read More Can I Be Weightless?