Hi guys and happy Sunday! Going to be sharing my favorite reads from this week. Hope that if you got it by the snow storm this weekend, you were all safe! Saturday was crazy with the snow and wind and we were all snowed in our dorm. First snow storm of the season! Anyways, lets get started since I have some awesome links to share 🙂
Emily made another peanut butter round up: this time breakfast foods! All of these look SO amazing. Definitely will be trying some out.
I LOVE dark chocolate almonds. Olivia’s recipe for these look soooo good!
You guys know how much I love bananas. Bananas with peanut butter. Bananas in my oatmeal. Bananas in my smoothies. You name it. Amanda has a ton of recipes using bananas. Amazing, right?!
Anyone else love bran muffins? I love muffins in general. Bran, corn, pumpkin, blueberry, gimme ’em all. Lynne’s recipe for these look delicious!
My fitness pal dragged me back for so long. It held me on a leash- a leash where I was stuck counting calories and logging every single freaking thing put into my mouth on an app. Loved this article and how Izzy focuses on counting NUTRIENTS not calories. Delete this app if you have it- it brings nothing but stress an anxiety.
Erin’s article on this was so good. We need to accept recovery on a large scale: accept that losing weight isn’t the answer to our problems, accept that recovery is possible for each and every one of us.
Maddy Moon is a huge inspiration to me. Loved this article and how she brought up the correlation between morality and food choices: and how this should NOT exist. How good you are in the kitchen should NOT relate to how good you are as a person. Such a good read.
Loved Jilly’s article on this. YOU are not your mental illness. And it is extremely important to realize that.
Each person feels different based on what they eat. It is so important to not fall into the comparison trap. Do what’s best for you, do whatever makes YOU feel best. And don’t compare yourself to that girl on Instagram who may be eating or working out in a different way.
This is such a good mindset to have. Get rid of the “why me” mindset and instead when something may not be going your way, say “try me.” Loved Ayla’s post on this.
Sometimes we forget that the gym isn’t the only form of exercise we can do. We get trapped into the mentality that you must hit the gym a certain amount of times a week to stay healthy. But there are so many other ways to exercise that we often forget about. Danielle’s post on this was great.
This is different than the typical food rule post. This post is simply about not complicating food- eat when you’re hungry, strive for a balanced diet; but remember that food is simply food. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Love Catherine’s post on this.
Living in a diet-obsessed culture flat out gets annoying especially with the past of an eating disorder. The new diet or workout trends are especially a hot commodity as its a new year and resolutions are flying left and right. But it IS possible to cope, it IS possible to learn how to just focus on what’s best for you.
Bloating is common in eating disorder recovery. Bloating is also common when you are fully recovered from an eating disorder and are at a healthy weight: heck, I bloat from time to time still. But there ARE healthy ways to cope; and you don’t deserve thoughts of disgust about yourself and your body just because you are bloated one day, you don’t deserve those thoughts ever.
That’s it for this week, but I hope you enjoy all these reads!
Have a great rest of your weekend guys. Sending you all my love,