No Shame

When I was 25 years old, I never imagined my 27 year old self would step out of my comfort zone and move to a new city. This is because when I was 25 years old, I was still struggling with disordered eating and body image issues. I was constantly obsessing over all things food related that I forgot to think about my career and the goals I had for my life. I didn’t have time to think about leaping into anything new.

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Embracing My Body

In my most recent Instagram posts, I've been writing about areas of my body that I've learned to accept and embrace.  My mind used to be flooded with so many negative thoughts about my body.  Every time I looked in the mirror, I found something else to hate and I had a hard time believing that I was beautiful.

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Food Freedom = Happiness

If you take a look at my Instagram, you will see that I preach food freedom and body love 24/7.  I love inspiring women to become more confident so they can achieve the dreams they have for themselves.  It is important to have both of these things in order to thrive in this life.  Today, I'm going to talk about why it is important to discover YOUR food freedom.

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Can You Have Food Freedom?

So my last post was all about eating delicious foods at new restaurants.  This post is all about juice cleansing, the complete opposite!  Continue on though, I promise it is worth the quick read.

Even though I am all about #foodfreedom, I have to avoid gluten and dairy for digestive reasons.  In high school, I was diagnosed with IBS and the only thing that helped was changing my diet and learning how to deal with stress.  From high school to my mid 20's, I ate very little dairy and significantly reduced my sugar intake.  About a year ago, I found out gluten was not working for me either.  I remember one week I was extremely tired, my brain was foggy, and my stomach started getting IBS cramps again.  I thought to myself, "Oh heck no, ain't nobody got time for that!"  

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