you're meant to be here

like right here, right now!

I know this because I think there may be part of you that knows deep down you are struggling to keep it all together with racing food thoughts, endless food rules, and constant self criticism....

And I'd like to hold space for that part of you right here on my blog.

My favorite quote is an old Swedish proverb that says, "joy shared, joy doubled; sorrow shared, sorrow halved." So linger a while here and let's double some joy and halve some sorrow.

some days I don’t eat any vegetables

Just like somedays I don’t eat any “sweets.” What was your first reaction to that – a hint of celebration when a day passes by without dessert or a tinge of guilt when you look back on a vegetable-less day? There’s a some good insight behind that reaction. Diet culture praises one and vilifies the […]

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eating disorder recovery, food

bacon butternut squash soup

Today is my first Thursday of the semester without having my dietetic internship in the ICU. I spent the morning cozied up watching the Today Show while folding laundry, unpacking from FNCE, and running a few errands at Target. I also took Lou, the cutest rescue pup ever, on a long walk only to come […]

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food

caprese stuffed chicken

At least once a day I reminisce about my trip to Italy 2 years ago. Yes, it was just that magical. Every day was filled with gelato and Tuscan wine. And most days included a simple, yet mindblowing,¬†Margherita pizza. I was truly living THE dream. In Spain, I recently tried pan con tomate, bread with […]

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