To Diet or Not to Diet?

Food, can’t live without it … want to stop obsessing about it? Are you sure? I’ve come to believe part of the appeal of diets is they offer an excuse for thinking about food all the time: Have I eaten all my points? Did I get a high enough % of dietary fat to reach Ketosis? I’m…

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Self-worth — weapon of choice

The most dangerous thing a woman can possess is self-worth. Liking her own body, trusting her own instincts, valuing her own time and company, thinking she’s interesting and special, entering business and personal relationships based only on mutual benefit and respect. Sometimes this leads to advertisers having no idea how to corner us. If we…

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From French Toast to Intuitive Eating

I love French toast. There was a hotel in Las Vegas back in the day, the Thunderbird, where the French toast was thick and dusted with powdered sugar. No menu necessary for me, when we piled into a cab and made the drive down The Strip to the Thunderbird for breakfast I knew what I…

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Knowledge is not Knowing

The day I noticed that I wasn’t hungry but I was looking for something to eat was the day I got the knowledge that I was an emotional eater. Knowing what to do about it became my journey. Knowledge is critical, it’s the awareness. Knowing comes from practice, experimentation, and repetition. I wrote this in…

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