Weight Shifts

One of the most surprising things of my Intuitive Eating journey is when I lose weight. I have recently lost some weight, I'm not sure how much. It feels like a lot. If you thought "Good for her!" or "Oh, that'll reduce her chances that her cancer will come back" I don't blame you. You …

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Diet Culture Post Chemo and Surgery

Disclaimer: This post discusses my experience with diets and food restrictions. If that's not your thing, please skip this entry. Before I was diagnosed with recurrent ovarian cancer, I explored Intuitive Eating (IE) for the first time. It was the thing that I had been waiting for all my life. That sounds dramatic, but it's …

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Update on My Intuitive Eating Sojourn

Alright y'all, it's time to check in about my intuitive eating experience so far. Spoiler alert: it's so overwhelmingly positive. And weird. And messy. All at the same time. When I first cracked open Tribole and Resch's Intuitive Eating Workbook, I had no idea what to expect. I am often skeptical of "workbooks" because I …

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Soul Searching and A Different Type of Self Care

Do you ever do some soul searching and discover something unpleasant? Like don't want to touch that with a ten foot pole unpleasant? Recently I've been digging deeper into intuitive eating, positive body image, and, ultimately my own biases. I continue to unfollow pages that only serve American traditional beauty, usually white women in small …

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