For years, I had a really tortured relationship with food and my body. Thinking about what I could and couldn't eat took up SO much of my mental energy. If I ate 'good' food, I was allowed to feel good. If I ate 'bad' food, I quickly descended into self loathing and would obsess over what I'd eat the following to make up for it.
I had no idea what it felt like to have a healthy relationship with food and I actually believed that I never would - I thought I'd always have to use willpower to 'stay on track' with my eating.Read More