Sometimes I wish I had an on/off switch for my brain so I could quiet the madness. My brain is busy enough on any given “normal” day, but throw half marathon tapering into the mix and I have a whole lot of noise going on. Last month I shared my review of the book “Life [...]
My friend, Amy Jones, MD, RD, LD wrote an article posted on the NFCA website about celiac disease and eating disorders. I have to admit that I have always wondered if my eating disorder had anything to do with my having celiac disease or vice versa. It’s a lot like the chicken or the egg…which [...]
I learn something new about myself on a regular basis. Something that may have worked for me in the past may not work for me now. I have mentioned in the past that I have struggled on and off with anorexia a couple of times in my life. There are days when I can’t fathom [...]
It is no secret that I have fought an eating disorder over the years. There are still days when I struggle with body image, but as a parent and an athlete, I am much better prepared to handle it. There will always be ups and downs, but as long as I am aware that [...]
A friend of mine posted this yesterday on Pinterest (a new obsession & time suck) and it was perfect timing. I needed a swift kick in the behind and this was just it!
While I have been doing well, for the most part, since I gave up weighing myself last fall, there are [...]
After suffering from an eating disorder in my past, I welcomed the gluten-free diet. Not only did I hope that it would make me feel better, but that it would help me take the focus off of calories & put it on the ingredients of what I was eating. Recovery from an eating disorder [...]
I also wanted to share a photo that I saw on Facebook yesterday on a friend’s status. Sara is an amazing woman and she couldn’t have posted this at a better time. Since many of you echoed what I wrote about with my battle against the scale, I thought you may benefit from this, [...]