Even though Christmas is just one day of the year, managing the whole ‘festive season’ can be very difficult. Chocolate advent calendars, candy canes, mince pies, roasted chestnuts, figgy pudding, turkey roast…’tis the season for feasting. But for someone with an eating disorder this can be very daunting. Turn on the television and you’re greeted by an advert for sumptuous Christmas fare; go to the supermarket and you’re bombarded by brightly-packaged goodies; brave a party and you’re confronted by a towering pile of buffet food; go to a family gathering and you’re offered food, food and more food.
Weight stigma is the discrimination anad stereotyping of someone based on their weight. This can affect all areas of life. Read on to think about how this affects you and others around you.
Slow cooker stuffed peppers make a simple mid week meal, you could totally pop these in the oven too.
Cereal bars are such an easy snack to grab and go, we rely on them heavily. Take a read of some top tips to look out for when choosing yours.
Autmn is here and with the change in temperatures it is the perfect time to change up your meal plan. A common complaint I hear when working with people is how they get stuck eating the same meals week in and week out. It is so easy to do! One way I challenge this in […]
This week is back to school time for us and we are back to super busy mornings. With 3 kids to get up and out the door it can be hard to find time for my own breakfast! However, I know I need to fuel myself so we either make a batch of porridge which […]
Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (FHA) is something that I come across alot in my clincial work and I don’t think it is talked about enough. If you have disordered eating, a restrictive eating disorder, if you exercise to a high level or have gone through a highly stressful period of time then this post could apply to you. If not it could be useful to read for a friend or family member, so please do read on.
Super easy salmon and roasted veggie dish that your whole family will love.
BMI, or body mass index, is used to measure body composition and has subsequently been used to measure health, which isn’t accurate for many reasons.
As a society we seem to think that it is okay to comment on other people’s weight and/or appearance but in reality, it’s not. Often times we offer our unsolicited comments to others unaware of the lasting effect that these comments might have. Weight is a very personal thing however, it is a common topic of conversation for many. This blog aims to explore some of the reasons why it is not ok to comment on other people’s weight. The overall message I hope to portray is that how someone looks and what they weigh does not define who they are.