I Don’t Want to Diet, But I’m Afraid Not To!
You’ve been here many times before…you don’t want to diet but are afraid not to diet at the same time. You want to get your eating under control and feel that the only way to do this is by starting the next diet. You believe you need the structure, rules, and steps to follow or […]
Does My Diet Matter to God?
Does my diet matter to God? The short answer is if your diet (meaning your eating habits) and related thoughts are consuming you, preoccupying you, changing the way you think about yourself or others, or causing you anxiety, anger, or shame…then YES, your diet matters to God! And better yet, He helps! There are only […]
Help for Christians with Anxiety About their Weight
Feeling anxiety about your weight is a common issue that many people face, and this certainly includes Christians. While I don’t usually repeat the common messages that you can find elsewhere, I realized that I may be doing you a disservice. I don’t want to assume you have heard all the foundational advice and jump […]
Christian but Ashamed of Your Body?
Poor body image is a difficult issue to tackle. And it can be especially challenging for Christians. You may feel you shouldn’t be struggling with this problem. You might be ashamed of caring so much about the way you look or have guilt about the importance you have allowed this to have in your life. […]
What a Binge Eating Christian Should PRAY
The binge eating Christian has a double whammy. What is often referred to as binge eating can be a difficult thing to overcome for anyone, but this is especially true when you feel like you’re the only believer struggling with it and don’t know where to turn for help. But I assure you, you are […]
Body Shame, Dieting, and the Christian
You want to live for the Lord, but you are also consumed by the way you look. You know that the world has set standards most bodies can’t achieve, yet they still have power over you. Somehow, you still live with body shame as a Christian. First, know you are not alone, sister. I have […]
Holiday Weight Gain Causes & Concerns
Holiday foods are usually more extravagant and energy-rich than day-to-day fare. Yet, it’s not only the special food choices that have the potential to lead to holiday weight gain. The holiday season is full of daily challenges that can quickly upend your health behaviors, sometimes leading to holiday weight gain or the more problematic backlash […]
My Journey to Food Freedom
I know what it is like to live with a harmful mindset regarding food, dieting, weight changes, and body image. I spent decades judging where I was on the “good and bad” meter based on the net calories I ate that day. The number on the scale determined my mood for the day. Somehow I […]