Friendly reminder that you can actually live the rest of your life without knowing what you weigh (and I promise you’ll be so much happier).
Get the weight you were in high school or before kids or before major life changes out of your head. We’re meant to grow and change as we go through the seasons of our lives. It may require you to grieve the loss of your former body or your former weight, and that’s okay.
Diet culture teaches us that we are worthy of love, fun, happiness, and life only when we are at a certain weight. When we are not there, it tells us, we must constantly strive to get to a lower weight. The truth is, your weight does not equal your worth. You don’t need to earnContinue reading “Your Weight Does Not Equal Your Worth”
When you gain or lose weight, you don’t also magically become the person you always wanted to be. It’s just weight. If you’re expecting to feel better about yourself, you’re going to need to work on the way you see yourself, not just the way others see you.
You can’t put your lowest weight on your resume (CV). It’s kind of silly, but it’s so true! Your lowest adult weight is not an achievement and frankly no one other than you cares about it. That number speaks nothing to your knowledge, skills, or abilities. It says nothing about what kind of person youContinue reading “You Can’t Put Your Lowest Weight On Your Resume”
I found an old letter to myself that ended: “I’m really glad you gave recovery a shot because for all its faults, I like it so much better than being sick. I’m so proud of you and I look forward to seeing what comes next. Because things are changing now, and it’s a bigger changeContinue reading “So Much More Changes Now Than Just the Number on the Scale”