How are you doing in this time of uncertainty during the Corona Virus (Covid-19) Pandemic? If you’re having a hard time with food and body image or with your eating disorder recovery, you are most definitely not alone.
If you feel like you failed eating disorder treatment, but know that what actually failed you was a treatment program designed fundamentally for a young, well off, white, able bodied, thin woman, I see you.
One of the misconceptions about anti-diet dietitians is that we dislike all diets and all people who diet. This, of course is just not true. Being anti-diet is being anti- diet culture and anti- oppression of people who feel the only way they can be accepted in society is to punish their bodies endlessly with restrictive diets.
I had so much fun filming this interview with Stephanie Van Schaick, LMHC where we talk about my journey towards becoming a HAES dietitian, seeing a dietitian in eating disorder recovery, what is normal eating, and so much more!
With the mindset that you’re addicted to sugar, you’ll likely repeat the cycle of restrict, binge, repent, and repeat over and over.
It is 100% okay to want to change your body. It is 100% okay if you do end up changing your body.
But, you 100% do not need to change your body to prove your worth as a human, as a parent, as a child, as a friend, as a partner, as a professional, as a student.