food is self care

Food is self care

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Sanity and freedom vs thinness – which would you chose? Most people who feel controlled by food believe they have tried everything and ‘nothing works’. But the truth is, they have only ever really tried one thing – to control their eating behaviour through dieting. They have focussed on trying to change the way they […]

Don’t be fooled….

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“Sometimes your work is to create the exact thing for others that you wish would have been there for you when you needed it.” Yesterday I came across a BBC article that highlighted how people with eating disorders are being ignored because their BMI isn’t low enough for treatment. I come across this far more […]

fiona's journey part 4

Fiona’s journey part 4

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In part 4 of Fiona’s journey, she comes to the realisation that restriction is an addiction….it is not the food, it is the behaviour! Weeks 4&5 I’ve not posted about my Transformational Nutrition journey for a couple of weeks. If I’m honest it’s been tough – I’m loving the self-discovery and learning to be curious about […]

fiona's journey

Fiona’s journey part 3

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I never thought that being able to eat what I wanted would be so difficult. When I was desperately looking for the next new diet to help me lose weight, I would have done anything to be told all I needed to do was ‘eat anything I wanted, whenever I wanted and as much as […]

Fiona's journey part 2

Fiona’s journey part 2

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In part 2 of her journey documentation, my group client Fiona explains how she has finally realised that diets don’t work. Week 2 I’ve been thinking about all the diets I have ever been on in my life – ALL THE DIETS!! Shockingly, I’ve realised I’ve been on and off diets for at least twenty […]

fiona's transformational journey

Fiona’s journey part 1

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One of my amazing group coaching clients has decided to document her journey working with me.  I love hearing my clients talk about the process in their own words, it really brings the work that I do to life. Here is part 1 of Fiona’s story in he own words…. “Happy International Women’s Day This […]

I don’t have to love my body to respect it

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When clients come to me, the idea that they can love their bodies is completely alien to them. It feels completely unattainable. And the truth is, I doubt there is a single person on earth who can honestly say that they look in the mirror every day and like what they see. The real goal […]

pea and ham soup recipe

Luca’s pea and ham soup

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If you love a good soup, why not give Luca’s really simple pea and ham recipe a go? He used a gammon joint here but you could make it even simpler by buying some ham hock from your local butchers. It is delicious served with a dollop of creme fraiche and some toasted sourdough. You […]