Book review: Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

5/5 stars As with Body Positive Power, I think this is a very important book that anyone who struggles with weight, food and/or body image can benefit hugely from reading. It is an anti-diet book, but it does not promote being unhealthy. Rather, the basic principle of the book is making peace with food, and…

Fudge, or “Why I used to be fat”

For as long as I can remember I have had food obsessions. When I was little, these obsessions revolved around things that I could never or rarely have. For instance: my mother was a vegetarian when I was growing up and I used to fantasize about meat. My aunt would babysit me, and apparently witnessed…

Fuck you depression, step 2: exercise

So I’m sure we’re all well aware of the both mental and physical health benefits of exercise. And to quote the inimitable Elle Woods:  “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” (Legally Blonde is my guilty pleasure movie, don’t judge!) And I understand it’s…