Isn't that a GREAT question? What IS a fat hoarder? Well let's see....a hoarder is someone who hoards "stuff". They pile it sky high in their home and it consumes every room. It destroys every relationship and it's hard to treat because the hoarder first must recognize and accept that they are hoarding "stuff". Once their eyes … Continue reading What is a Fat Hoarder?
Images like this one are insulting to my intelligence and the intelligence of every single fat person on the planet. Images like this one continue to reinforce the lie that food makes you fat. FOOD IS FUEL. Food is required by the body. The body honestly doesn't care what form of fuel you give it. It only … Continue reading This Image is Insulting to my Intelligence…
This post is way past due. I'm so frustrated I am honestly about to SCREAM!! I hear it every single day. I also read it somewhere EVERY. SINGLE. DAY! "I'm doing all I can to get as many calories out of my diet as possible but I'm still fat." We have been so incredibly programmed … Continue reading If I hear one more person demonize calories I’M GONNA SCREAM!!
Did you know research is showing that weight has little to do with wellness? This means that we've been focusing on the wrong thing. It is part of the bigger wellness picture.....it's just one small piece. Science is showing that fat people live longer, healthier lives than thin people UNTIL they lose and regain weight … Continue reading The Truth About Wellness and Dieting
The first step to recovering from dieting is to REJECT THE DIETING MENTALITY. What exactly does this mean? This means breaking all the "rules" of dieting. Here are some rules that I'm happy to be breaking daily: 1 - "Always eat breakfast." That's right! It's perfectly okay to start your day without breakfast. If you're … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reject Dieting
Everyone is looking for someone to blame in the "war against childhood obesity" and yet no one seems to really understand that situation enough to see - or want to see - the truth. There are many to "blame" in this situation but blame isn't going to fix the problem. As a recovering dieter, I … Continue reading 5 Ways to Create Obese Adults
My very first periscope is about movement instead of exercise. I don't recommend that anyone "exercise" because there is so much misinformation surrounding this word. I know far too many people who become terrified and tense whenever the word is mentioned. The current view of society is that we all must exercise for 2 or more … Continue reading MOVEMENT – ONE Piece of the Puzzle
The biggest reason that diets don't work is that they are designed to leave you feeling deprived and therefore dissatisfied with your food options. Let's face it, the first thing that most of us do when we start to read the newest diet book is skip back to look at the suggested meal plan. Oh, … Continue reading Re-Discover the Satisfaction Factor
Reconnecting with your Intuitive Eater is a journey toward satisfaction. Every principle taught has satisfaction naturally built into it. The way we deal with our emotions is no different. Including food with our emotions is a message we've all been receiving for many decades. It's how marketing companies get you to buy stuff. Sadly, in … Continue reading Intuitive Eating and Your Emotions
Calories are how we measure the energy needed and used by the body. Leave it to humans to figure out how to consume foods that have no calories but are these foods part of the problem or part of the solution? If you are an overweight person who can't seem to walk passed the cookie … Continue reading BEWARE of Zero Calorie Foods!