The 5 Stages of Grieving The Loss of Your Healthy Self When Not All Foods Fit

When I first created this website, I quickly wrote the tagline “Grieve their loss, my friends, and then join me in exploring how to manage when not all foods fit into your life.” I didn’t give it much thought at the time, but I realize now just how much of nutrition counseling deals with grieving different losses. It’s partly about the loss of different food items that can no longer fit into the diet, but on a deeper level it’s about grieving the loss of a former self. This may be the loss of a healthy or sick self. Yes, it’s possible, and so normal, to miss your sick self.

7 Ways to Practice Mindfulness to Reduce Physical Discomfort after Eating

7 tips for practicing mindfulness to reduce physical discomfort after eating, especially when you have IBS or IBD

11 Tips for Coping With Significant Weight Changes

It’s a simple fact of life that our weight will not remain exactly the same over the course of our lives. Your birth weight of 6 lbs 9 oz (fun fact: that’s my birth weight) just isn’t going to cut it as you grow into your adult height. However, just because our weight changes at certain times during life, it doesn’t mean the changes are easy to deal with.

There is Still Good in This World

Sometimes the good can be hard to find amongst all the hatred, evil, corruption, violence, and destruction in the world. But it’s still out there. Don’t lose hope. Strive to find the good and create more of it.