Each and Every One Of Us

I am the Fat Health Coach, and I feel that, at times, the “health coach” part automatically turns many people away. Yes, I do work that helps people make better choices and lead healthier lives. However, I want to make it clear that I do not advocate only...

Challenge: What Is Health, Really?

When most people think of health, images of young people with fit bodies doing various “healthy” activities like running or yoga usually pop into their heads. You’ll probably envision them wearing body-hugging spandex in bold colors, smiling, looking...

Suffer, the Caretakers of the World

(Disclaimer: I am neither a psychologist, nor a mental health professional. The following is solely my personal opinion.) Are you a caretaker? No? Doesn’t sound familiar? What if I asked if you were a people-pleaser? Sound a bit closer to home? No? Maybe this...

I Am Thankful For

Cornmeal because it is the basis of so many yummy dishes for today’s celebration. My strong digestive system because without it, many Thanksgiving meals would have been just horrible. Ham because we like it better than turkey. Spices because they make everything...

How Superior is What’s on Your Plate?

Warning: I may rant in this post. Today I’d like to talk about food stigma. Good foods. Bad foods. Healthy foods. Junk foods. Clean foods. Blah blah blah blather. Do you stigmatize your food? Do you carry with you a mental list of what is good and bad to eat?...