Let’s stop commenting on someone else’s food intake

“Do you know how many calories are in that?” 

“That’s so bad for you!” 

“I need to stay away from that!” 

“That has so many calories!” 

“That’s so much food!”

“That’s too many calories for me!”

“I’ve been eating like sh*t! I may as well eat this too!” 

“I’m going to have to go workout after I eat this!” 

“Keep those cookies away from me!”

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You don’t have to earn your food

You don’t have to earn your food. Diet culture likes to perpetuate the myth that you only deserve to eat if you put in the work to earn it, meaning you went to the gym or went for a run that day — or “torched” calories doing something strenuous.

This is so problematic. It has to stop. And here’s why.

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The Thankfulness Roundup 2016

img_0082As far as days go, it’s been a really good one.

As far as months go, it’s been a pretty good one. (There was just, you know, THE ELECTION, nbd).

As far as years go, it’s been a really good one.

I’m thankful for a lot of things this year. And, since I did a post like this last year, I’ve decided to honor the trend and keep it going. Thanksgiving is about adhering blindly to tradition, right?

(Stop being so cynical, Hudson). Here’s what I’m most thankful for in 2016.

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Let’s say it together: Don’t worry about weight gain this holiday season

I said this last year and I’ll say it again: Don’t worry about weight gain this holiday season. 

_DSC0263I’m working on some updates to this blog, but while those are rolling out, I couldn’t not chime in to whatever audience may stumble upon this.

The holidays are for family and friends and joy and good food, not for agonizing over how many calories are in your foods or beating yourself up for what was on your plate at dinner.

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