5 Magic Tricks for Recovery

While I can't wave a magic wand, I can offer these! Be Honest Eating disorders are like mold. Yucky, I know. But they thrive in dark and...

What To Do When You Hate Balance

Does the word balance make you go blah? A client of mine felt even more strongly about it. "I've realized that I hate balance", she told...

Don't Judge Recovery By The Middle

It can be tough to be in the middle. I should know, being a middle child and all. ;) But seriously. The middle of recovery isn’t very...

In 2020, I Will...

Are you a "resolutions" kind of person? If so, I'm curious about what your resolutions might have sounded like in the past. Were they...

The Voices on the Bus

If your mind is a bus, then the voices on that bus sure can go 'round and 'round! I first heard the bus metaphor from Thom Rutledge,...

I Am Not a Perfect Mom

And it's ok. It took me a while to learn this, though. It was not an easy journey. Along the way, I realized that my struggle had many...

Will I Ever Recover?

If you've asked yourself this question, rest assured. You aren't the first. I've heard it many times, and for good reason. Recovery is...

Where's My Period?

Have your periods gone missing? Are you wondering why? If your doctor has ruled out another medical cause, you might have functional...

Exercising Balance

You've been told a hundred times about that miracle drug called exercise and how wonderful it is. All the hype is based on something,...

Shame at Every Size

If you are trying to escape the clutches of chronic dieting or in recovery from an eating disorder, you may have noticed that poor body...

The Deal with Food Addiction

Since you’ve probably heard the term “food addiction” thrown around at some point or another, I figured it’s time to shine some light on...

The Power of Permission

The other day, one of my daughters (aka Little A) had a dilemma. I've given her a chocolate pastry which she thoroughly enjoyed - but now...

Eating Disorders: 3 Things to Know

By Dina Cohen, MS RD CEDRD My job sounds like it’s about food, but it’s really about people. I am so fortunate to have a profession in...

How to Not Diet

When I ask clients to consider what their eating might look like if they weren’t dieting, some of them describe nightmarish visions of...