Yesterday, I did something I haven't done in a really, really, really long time... I registered for a race.
All of us, whether we are for or against diet culture, exist on a spectrum between Dietland and Donutland. Dietland is the world where you are consumed with food and dieting. You obsessively count calories or points or don't eat certain types of food because they are "bad" and you weigh yourself constantly. People who… Continue reading Discovering myself in Donutland
This post is a long time in the making. Like, two years long time and, honestly, I'm still not sure it's going to see the light of day (of course, if you are currently reading this, it obviously means that I decided to hit "publish" after all). If you have followed me on social media… Continue reading The PB&J Problem: why a writer who wrote a book about running is no longer running
You know that scene in National Treasure where Nicholas Cage scales the home of the Liberty Bell and gets those super secret special magical glasses that Benjamin Franklin designed and he used them to read the super secret special magical message on the Declaration of Independence? That's what it feels like to navigate the world… Continue reading Decoding Diet Culture
Today we are going to talk about why you should stop saying you "feel" fat (spoiler alert: fat is not a feeling). The main issue with saying you "feel" fat is that it reinforces the idea that being fat is a bad thing (spoiler alert: it's not). Think about the situations that make you "feel"… Continue reading I Feel Fat