Eating Disorders

With effective treatment, eating disorder behaviors related to food and exercise subside.  Many times loved ones perceive that this means the individual is “over” the eating disorder.  But those who have suffered know that this is typically just the beginning. That’s because body image often gets worse before it gets better as behaviors are decreased […]

January 29, 2018

When you’re no longer using eating disorder behaviors but your body image still sucks

If hurtful things have happened to your heart, and you have not yet dealt with them, those old events will continue to produce issues in your life. If we haven’t dealt with the baggage we bring into any given situation, then those hurts and issues will interfere and wreak havoc with whatever new situation we […]

January 22, 2018

Unresolved issues and baggage

In 2013 Binge Eating Disorder (BED) was finally added to the DSM-5 as its own diagnosis.  Prior to that, those patients were lumped into the diagnostic category called “Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified” (EDNOS), which was really just intended to be the category for people whose symptoms were so varied that they didn’t fit specifically […]

December 11, 2017

Binge eating disorder – the most common eating disorder, and nobody’s talking about it

No amount of food will fill it. Food might distract you for a minute. It might even numb the pain. Food can certainly make you feel physically full….but not emotionally fulfilled. That empty space will still be there until you fill it with what your soul actually desires.   For some help exploring what your […]

December 4, 2017

The empty space

The key is for us to actually listen to our bodies.  Easier said than done in the culture of distraction that we live in. The eating disorder will capitalize on this.  The eating disorder wants you to be disconnected from your body, because if you were to listen to the wisdom of your body then […]

November 14, 2017

Your body communicates with you, and it doesn’t lie…but the eating disorder does

Blog: Your body communicates with you, and it doesn’t lie...but the eating disorder does

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately from clients about how to change their relationship with exercise, and what exercise looks like as part of the recovery process.  It’s a sticky topic, for sure, and I’ve decided to tackle it here today.  Or to at least start the conversation. There’s a lot we don’t […]

November 7, 2017

Strategies for incorporating exercise in recovery

I'm a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) with a master’s degree in dietetics and nutrition. My passion is helping you find peace with food - and within yourself.

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