Binge Eating and Intermittent Fasting

In my office, clients bring their struggles with their bodies and food. The battles that rage between wanting to be healthy and wanting to be attractive, or more accurately, to conform in some way to the forms we are told are attractive. These are seen as mutually exclusive and clients wonder what they can doContinue reading “Binge Eating and Intermittent Fasting”

Perfectionism and Obesity

Obesity in the United States is on the rise, with 42% of American adults living with obesity, according to the CDC. And in this new reality of coronavirus, the CDC states that obesity increases the risk of severe illness with Covid-19, making people 3 times more likely to end up being hospitalized (CDC on obesityContinue reading “Perfectionism and Obesity”

WOMEN AT WAR: ME AGAINST MY BODY

I have been talking to Polona Fonda about the battles women have with their bodies.  Polona is a weightlifter, writer and advocate for strong women.  Her online magazine, FONDA Strong is an inspirational resource offering engaging stories and profiles on all things sporty, female and, of course, strong.  Here’s a copy of our exchange on women’s body imageContinue reading “WOMEN AT WAR: ME AGAINST MY BODY”