Health and Life

Health and Life: it’s a balance I had a client session recently wherein I asked the client why she decided to work with me. See this client had previously been part of a diet program, and been successful. She also had felt supported and not judged. It didn’t sound like a terrible experience. Yet whenContinue reading “Health and Life”

Let’s talk about weight without dieting

Let’s talk about weight without dieting A tale of two Bronwyns Bronwyn Then I first became a “dieter” around the age of 15 or 16. I lost some weight, then spent another 7-8 years trying to maintain that body weight or (always hopefully) lose more. It was a rough time. My life revolved around myContinue reading “Let’s talk about weight without dieting”

What Gardening and pursuing a non-diet lifestyle have in common

What Gardening and pursuing a non-diet lifestyle have in common Over on Instagram, and in my Runclub video last week I shared that I was preparing for the growing season by starting some seeds indoors. This week we got some sprouts! And I couldn’t help but think of some of the similarities between gardening andContinue reading “What Gardening and pursuing a non-diet lifestyle have in common”

The Diet Cycle

What is the Diet Cycle? Diet cycle, also known as the restrict-binge cycle is a term used to refer to an experience seen frequently with those who embark on dieting. We might also think of it as part of what leads to yo-yo dieting. Often people start a diet, or lifestyle change, with the bestContinue reading “The Diet Cycle”

Let’s Talk about Dieting

I want to do a small series on dieting for this blog. Why? I believe that we talk about dieting a lot in the anti-diet world, but often it is poorly defined. There is a lot of misinformation out there on dieting. For many folks with eating disorders, a diet was their “gateway”. Even thoseContinue reading “Let’s Talk about Dieting”