You don’t have to hate who you are to want to change

You don’t have to hate who you are to want to change

If you’ve ever struggled with an eating disorder, the simplest news story, blog post or image can trigger a cascade of negative emotion and self flagellation. But it doesn’t have to be like this. It shouldn’t be like this. Our bodies are our blessings and we should treat them that way regardless of their shape or size.

I fell off the wagon. It involved a talking brick pizza oven.

I fell off the wagon. It involved a talking brick pizza oven.

In our 40s our bodies forgive, but they no longer forget. Gone are the days that I could plow through the mystery meat at the college food truck at 1:00am, and hop out of bed the next day as if nothing had happened. And that’s a good thing. My body won’t let me continue to treat it badly. It’s had enough, and so have I, Brick pizza oven or not…

The devil is a liar and so is that scale I stepped on this morning…

The devil is a liar and so is that scale I stepped on this morning…

What’s your relationship with your scale? Is it different now than it was when you were younger? My MIND knows the scale is not the only indicator of health, but my HEART sinks every time I get on a scale and it doesn’t tell me what I want to hear…

Born to run…or walk at a relatively fast pace

Born to run…or walk at a relatively fast pace

Women runners in their 40s and beyond are tearing it up on the side streets of America. I know they are – the bright light of their fitness glory blinds me each and every time they whiz by me on my WALKS. I’d love to be able to run, my body on the other hand, has other ideas…

My $25-a-week clean eating experiment a year later

My $25-a-week clean eating experiment a year later

A year after test-driving my clean eating experiment I can say that I’ve adopted clean eating as a way of life. Really, it’s a return to how my parents and grandparents used to cook and eat before advertising and big business began convincing people that they had it all wrong.

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