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February 20, 2019

THIS IS NOT SELF-CONTROL.

 
I know- we’re led to believe the key to eating healthfully is willpower, discipline & self-control but it’s not. 


I don’t try to control myself around food at all.

Its not what has me reach for nutrient-dense foods like these bowls over other...

January 29, 2019

*This post is brought to you by Daiya, all opinions are my own

Since healing my relationship with food and taking sugar off of a fear based pedestal, I have found that I don't crave sweet food nearly as much as I used to. I mean, I used to think I was addicted to sugar....

December 26, 2018

Today on the Love Your Bod Pod I share with you my 4-step process for creating soul goals. Goals that are generated from a place of Authentic Inspiration and not Shameful Obligation. 

When we create goals from a place of authentic inspiration we easily accomplish what w...

December 18, 2018

I spent years living within the illusion that thinness and the perfect body would magically solve the riddle of my unhappiness.

I thought the confidence and empowerment I so craved was on the other side of a body covered in stretch marks, cellulite and jiggle, roll, jig...

December 13, 2018

Something that I hear over and over from women is that they really were more confident when they we’re thinner, so how could they be confident in a bigger body?

Or women will tell me that they wonder how women in larger bodies are confident, like how are they so confide...

December 11, 2018

If food is one of the most complicated things in your life, then read on, this post is for you. 

Think back to a time when eating was easy...., 

Like, you didn't have to think too much about it,

you ate what you wanted,

pretty much stopped when you were full,

and it was...

October 24, 2018

It was just like any other morning.

I woke up, brushed my teeth, washed my face and walked over to the scale with hesitation, in fear of what the damage might be after a binge. I stood there for a second looking at it. While I was afraid to see the number, I also felt c...

October 17, 2018

*(Paid Partnership with Daiya, all opinions are my own)

I often get asked if it's possible to be an intuitive eater with food sensitivities.

The short answer is yes.

I have a sensitivity to dairy products (butter seems to be fine but cheese or milk, forget about it. I'll...

August 30, 2018

Something that has been on my mind a lot lately is how my attempts at dieting, that eventually lead to my eating disorder, were at the most fundamental level, a coping mechanism.  

An attempt to deal with the very real pressures including stress, anxiety, shame and fear...

August 28, 2018

Oh hey there blog franzz, it's been a minute. 

A couple weeks ago I gave a talk on Body Positivity and Body Image to a group of young dancers and I was nervous knowing their little porous sponge-like brains would potentially be influenced by what I shared. Obviousl...

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