Category: COVID-19

what to cook during quarantine

A friend recently asked me if I had a list of websites that I liked to get recipes from and I had no response.  Literally my mind was blank and I couldn’t think of anything off the top of my head.  But, as I’ve been cooking a lot more the past couple weeks with quarantine and restaurants […]

During quarantine for COVID-19 I’ve been posting frequently about eating consistently to support eating disorder recovery, healing your relationship with food, and self care in general.  While most people have found these posts supportive, some people have decided instead to tell me about how I’m incorrect and that they’re eating “intuitively,” listening to their body, not […]

“I want to eat to live, not live to eat” is a statement I hear so often from new clients.  And while on the surface that might seem like a good thing- it’s 100% diet culture.  Food is so much more than just fuel for your body.  Yes, food provides sustenance and nourishment, but food is also joy, pleasure, […]

There’s a common theme of struggling amidst quarantine, anxiety, fear of the unknown, and significant unexpected shifts to life that I’ve noticed meeting with clients (virtually of course) through COVID-19. With everything going on it makes sense.  Eating disorder recovery is hard. Healing your relationship with food is hard. Doing so during a pandemic is so much […]

blue image with limes, text reads, your desire to focus on weight and eating during stress is normal thanks to diet culture. Published during COVID-19 pandemic

We are in unprecedented times.  The coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading all over the world, millions of people are quarantined at home, people are sick and dying, hospitals are overloaded, jobs have been lost, there’s financial stress, food shortages, and just so much going on. Even with all this, people are more focused on diet culture: not gaining […]

Eating disorder recovery is hard.  There’s no way around it.  IT just is.  It’s hard enough to recover during “normal” times.   And now here we are in unprecedented times and there are still so many brave ones continuing to work on their recovery.  I see you. A recent post I shared on Social media discussed ED recovery tips for […]

It’s national nutrition month and I’ve had blogs planned (even written) about various nutrition related topics but with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) taking over the world and our country it seems insignificant to write about nutrition- or really much of anything.   On the other hand, I also know that the eating disorder and diet culture don’t stop, […]