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Q&A on Eating Disorder Recovery, Part 2 with Kate Thieda

I’ve already had the great opportunity to speak with several women about their recovery from eating disorders and emotional eating (you can find the interviews here, here and here). I hope to regularly feature Q&As with individuals who’ve recovered from eating disorders, binge eating, negative body image or any kind of disordered eating. If you’d like to share your story of recovery, I’d love to hear from you! You can email me at
I'm happy to present Part 2 of my...


Eating Disorder Recovery: Q&A with Kate Thieda

I've already had the great opportunity to speak with several women about their recovery from eating disorders and emotional eating (you can find the interviews here, here and here). I hope to regularly feature Q&As with individuals who've recovered from eating disorders, binge eating, negative body image or any kind of disordered eating. If you’d like to share your story of recovery, I'd love to hear from you! You can email me at
I’m thrilled to present an interview with Kate...


Is Your Body the Enemy?

I used to view my body as the enemy. It made me overeat. It wasn’t thin enough. It wasn’t muscular. It didn’t have a fast metabolism. It wouldn’t submit to my insults or demands. It had flaws.

So I’d get angry, irritated and frustrated with...


Q&A with Body Image Expert Sarah Maria, Part 2

I'm happy to present the second part of my interview with Sarah Maria, body image expert and author of the brand-new book, Love Your Body, Love Your Life. Below, we talked about her five steps for banishing negative body obsession, the importance of body acceptance (for everyone!) and what we can do this very instant to improve our image.

If you haven't read Part 1 yet, be sure to check it out here.

And without further adieu, here's Part 2:

5. In your book, you...


Q&A with Body Image Expert Sarah Maria

Body image expert Sarah Maria is the author of Love Your Body, Love Your Life. She was gracious enough to speak with me about her new book - in which she outlines five steps to banishing negative body obsession - how to"talk back" to the media and more.

Below is Part 1 of the interview. Stay tuned for Part 2 tomorrow, where Sarah Maria talks about her five body image-boosting steps, how to improve body image right now and more!

1. I’ve heard many ...


This Thanksgiving, Banish the Body Bashing

This is a strange Thanksgiving in the Tartakovsky household, one that I didn’t think I’d be spending this way, this soon. This year, we’re spending Thanksgiving without my dad. He passed away in August, three days shy of his 58th birthday.

This Thanksgiving, I’ll try my best not to think about or feel guilty if I have too many bites of apple pie, if my outfit feels too tight, if I have surplus spoonfuls of stuffing. None of that seems important. In fact, this...


Overcoming Emotional Overeating: Q&A with Stephanie Vincent

I've already had the great opportunity to speak with two women about their eating disorder recovery (you can find the interviews here and here). I hope to regularly feature Q&As with individuals who’ve recovered from eating disorders, binge eating, negative body image or any kind of disordered eating. If you’d like to share your story of recovery, I’d love to hear from you! You can email me at
Have you ever eaten to numb the pain? Ever overeaten because you were anxious...


12 Ways to Become Proud of Your Body

Whether you're constantly worried about your weight, busy bashing your body or, from time to time, find yourself criticizing your appearance, we could all use a body image boost. Last week, we talked about food, body and eating disorder myths with some fabulous bloggers. Today, I'm happy to present their effective tips for building a healthier body image and being proud in your own (sensational) skin.

From eating disorder specialist Stacey Rosenfeld, , who writes Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder?

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