Show Notes Diet and exercise are the top two New Years Resolutions year after year. Because they do not create lasting results and there is a multibillion dollar diet industry driving the belief that thinness is the ideal. You think you are setting weight loss resolutions for your health, but this is factually untrue. Because … Continue reading F*** Weight Loss Resolutions [Podcast]
Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash I'm moving next month, so I'm doing the classic stuff-purge so I don't have to move things I never use or don't need. I found a notebook that I recognized as being one that I've used for goal-related notes in the past so I took a break to look … Continue reading I Was Putting My Goals on Hold for Weight Loss
You are doing the best you can. Other people's problematic beliefs about what it means to try hard and be healthy have no bearing on what you are doing for yourself. You do not have to do yoga, eat kale, go gluten free, or get acupuncture in order to be worthy of rest, nourishment, and the accommodations you need to get through your day. Your weight is not an indicator of your health — and also, your health is not an indicator of your VALUE AS A PERSON.
Your first priority in eating while recovering from an eating disorder is to feed yourself and work on the mental health aspects of your recovery. But as you get further into recovery you may want to start investigating more sustainable and ethical food choices.
You have permission to not be on a diet right now (and forever after this is over).