Disordered Eating

One thing I believe in, profoundly, is the power of support.  Taking up the paleo lifestyle is a huge step towards physical and mental health (high fives!), but it is only the beginning.  If you eat poorly today, have struggled with eating disorders in the past, have body image issues, or have any number of doubts related to your health, your body, food, and/or exercise, and if you could use a buddy, you have come to the right place.

Aside from writing for the paleo community and the paleo mind, I have made it my mission with this blog to support people who struggle with their relationships with food.  You can find on this blog many posts about my struggles with vegetarianism, binge eating, and body image at various points in my life.  If that is enough of a sense of solidarity for you, then read on, please, and enjoy whatever camaraderie I can offer.

If you crave more than that, drop me a line.  I want to hear your story.  I want to send you inspiring emails.  I want to explore the paleo diet with you, and I want to help you achieve the greatest mental and psychological health possible.  The world is a big and awesome place, and I could think of no greater honor than helping you feel 100 percent of the time like a big, awesome part of it.

This site is nascent, but my experiences as a paleo dieter and as as woman, sugar addict, disordered eater, vegetarian, counselor, and eating disorder advisor and so on are not.    I am amenable to and have a number of official client-counselor relationships, if you would like to arrange something of that nature.  Or you may just drop me an informal line.   Both may be done in the comment form below.  In the meantime, see:

 Start Here: A comprehensive post on mitigating disordered eating

Curbing physiological drivers of binge eating with a paleo diet

Addressing the psychological: What is your relationship with food?

What is conditioning, and how does it affect our lives?

Food addiction: harder to kick than cocaine?

Bingeing on sugar versus fat

Best paleo foods to eat after a sugar binge

God-replacement: Filling the void with food

Hungry or Angry as Hell

The number one reason to exercise

The psychology of making changes

Re-define yourself

Break your bad thinking habits

Pepper’s hierarchy of food: a heuristic and recommendations for disordered eaters

Your body as a temple

Feel deprived?  Throw a hearty “fuck you” at American culture

Adaptive Paleo: Why I never cook at home

My story

The impossibility of body image objectivity

Women and vegetarianism

Expectations in the paleo world

I will not be afraid of women

Gratitude

 Emerging from starvation: why I can no longer fast

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