Posts tagged body image
You Don't Have to Like Your Body to Love Your Body

Last week, I shared a piece in the New York Times about how the wellness industry is duping intelligent women into believing pseudoscience claims about health and is promoting weight loss under the guise of wellness. The author discusses the idea of ending her relationship with diet culture and looking towards intuitive eating, a practice that’s been around for decades, for answers.

I love that the author touched on a few important fallacies of the wellness industry, and what a healthy relationship with food actually looks like.

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Welcome to With Love, Kate

I remember a time when I was 15 and in recovery from my eating disorder. My therapist shared with me she didn’t think about how many calories were in her food when she ate. My jaw literally dropped. Fifteen-year-old me thought there was NO WAY I’d ever get to a point where I didn’t consciously or subconsciously count the calories of everything that went into my mouth, even if I tried. I know too much, I thought. I can’t un-know how many calories are in something, and I sure as hell will never un-care!!

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