Parenting Is A Lot Like The Diet Industry

Mic check; mic check….is this thing on? I first started writing this post when Pepper was 14 months old. And here we are, 10 months later, on the heels of her second birthday, finally getting around to finishing it. {Sidenote – something is up with my website;...

Then vs. Now – A Story of Disordered Eating

Every year I see that it’s National Eating Disorder week I think about posting something. And every year I talk myself out of it because I was never technically diagnosed with an eating disorder. But that doesn’t mean that disordered eating didn’t exist in my life for...

Would You, Could You?

I was having a conversation with a friend online the other day about her diet and exercise routine when she said this: “I don’t understand how some girls can drink Dr Pepper all day, eat whatever they want, never work out, and maintain their 115 lb weight. I...

“You’re Doing the Best You Can”

I WILL NOT COMPARE MYSELF TO MY PRE-BABY ABILITIES. I WILL NOT COMPARE MYSELF TO MY PRE-BABY STRENGTHS. I WILL NOT COMAPRE MYSELF TO MY PRE-BABY BODY. I’M DOING THE BEST THAT I CAN. This phrase has been popping up in my head over and over the past two weeks; in fact...