The Body I've Always Wanted

I remember a few years ago when I was using at-home DVD workouts, there was a trainer who literally told us that we need to work hard for the body we’ve always wanted. At the time, I was like “YES! I want that super toned body and I am going to work hard to get there”. Looking back, I wish my younger self would’ve known that getting the body I thought I always wanted would not make me happy.

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How to Face Your Weekend Food Choices

As you head into Labor Day weekend, you might be feeling anxious about food.  Why?  Because you know that you will have to face your issues with food yet again.  Dealing with food issues is difficult to deal with during the week, but it is even more difficult to navigate during weekend social events.  Here are a few tips to follow to help ease your anxiety about your future food choices.

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When Someone Comments on Your Food Choices

I cannot tell you how many times someone has commented on my food choices.  I legit once had an acquaintance approach me at a restaurant to let me know how many calories were in my dessert.  Human, please go enjoy your diet, fat-free, no taste ice cream while I enjoy my delicious ice cream. 

When I was first recovering from my dieting and binge eating issues, these comments got the best of me and often sent me into a downward spiral.  I did not know how to handle these comments and they always reopened the wounds I was trying to heal.  Below are ways to deal with these comments both internally and externally.

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Embracing My Cellulite

Over the weekend, I attended a concert with one of my friends that I've known since middle school.  We live in the same town but had not seen each other for over a month!  Needless to say, I was excited to catch up with her.  It was a normal North Carolina summer day with temperatures in the 90's so I decided to rock the jean shorts.  Before the concert, we had our picture taken (obvi) and as I was scrolling through, I immediately noticed the cellulite on the front of my legs.

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