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Watch Your Mouth!

“You ate the whole quart of ice cream AND the all the cookies too AND you haven’t worked out in, like, three days?!?” “Dude, I can, like, already see the fat accumulating on your thighs – and don’t even get me started on your stomach.” “Seriously, I’m pretty sure all of your fat just ate… Continue Reading


Females, Carbohydrates, and Hormones

Oh, carbohydrates.  Just like politics and religion, discussion on this macronutrient is not dinner table material.  There are many strong opinions on just how many carbohydrates are “safe” to consume.  Some advocate “high” carb, others prescribe a “moderate” amount, others “low” or even “very low”. And to mystify things further, what’s considered a low amount… Continue Reading

Coming Out…

It’s not something I aspired to. I didn’t get out of bed one morning and decide, yeah, today’s the day this is going down. It just happened – slowly, progressively – happened. It’s consumed 23 years of my life. It’s all I know. It’s who I am. My name is Amy, and I’m Anorexic. Yep,… Continue Reading


“Fat” is Not a Feeling

“I feel FAT.”  Three words.  Three words that carry a lot of ‘weight’. ‘Heavy’ words that you hear, say, or think every day, or every 15 minutes in some cases. You may go to bed at night feeling totally awesome and wake up the next day feeling FAT.  Logically, you know that during the night… Continue Reading


The Female Athlete Triad

As a dietitian, I’ve worked with a variety of individuals (ranging from those with eating disorders to  neurological conditions) improve their health through nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.  Often times when I meet with clients, the desired goal is weight loss, but when it comes to women that can come at a cost. Whenever we… Continue Reading