Everyone handles emotions in different ways. They handle different types of emotions and high emotional events in a variety of ways. Meaning some could go even further into a fitness program and some may become so stressed that everything goes out the window. I’ve been in both situations. When my Grandmother passed away earlier this … More Handling High Emotional States
Struggling with an eating disorder is one thing. Battling it is another.. and Recovery is an entirely different aspect of it. Every part of my struggle taught me something.. every step throughout my battle changed me .. but nothing has changed me more than the day I chose to recover. Nothing has changed me or … More What Recovering Taught Me
Everyday were surrounded by people that are accomplishing their goals and reaching new heights, but we never take a minute to sit back and think of our own. We never step back and think of the mountains that we’ve conquered and the things we’ve accomplished. There have been so many times that I look at … More You’re Doing Better Than You Think
Growing up I moved a lot. I’m well into double digits for the number of houses i’ve lived in and have been to a number of different cities, and yet none of them have actually felt like home. I came close once, but there was always something missing that I couldn’t quite put my finger … More Finding Your Place
When it comes to break ups there is always a part of you that tries to hold onto any piece of what was in order to cope. Over the past few months i’ve realized that breaking up with your eating disorder is very similar to breaking up with a significant other. When you break up … More Breaking up With your Eating Disorder
You can hate the person that you used to be. You can dwell on the choices that you didn’t make. You can destroy yourself for the decisions that you made in the past. Or you can accept them for everything that they were and you can accept the person that you used to be, because it’s … More Who You Were Made You Who You Are
Every week with my coach I do a check-in , which includes weight & pictures. For someone that has struggled with weight and being haunted by the number on the scale, I sometimes avoid this aspect of it. Understanding that the number on the scale is simply a number is vital when it comes to … More The Scale is Just a Number.
No matter what you do there are going to be people that try and bring you down. There are going to be people that look at you and pinpoint the one thing that you’ve done wrong. No matter how hard you try there are going to be people that find the negatives. The negative energy … More You Are Your Own Worst Critic
So many people in the fitness world are so hooked on tracking everything. Their lives revolve around tracking macros and never missing a day at the gym. Every waking moment is spent thinking about their next workout or their next meal. It’s almost like they’re always one step ahead and fail to embrace the world … More It’s not all about Macros.
Over the past couple of weeks I have struggled immensely with my body image following my vacation to Vegas. Before leaving I felt amazing. I was more confident with myself than I had ever been before. I was following a meal plan that I loved and seeing a lot of progress. While in Vegas I … More Coming off Vacation