As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Freedom and Renewal (Body Empowerment 43)” originally posted July 4, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In an [...]
This is the ninth of 108 tips to Livin’ the Moment. Let’s take back our lives one beautiful, funny and delicious moment at a time. #10 of 108: Cherish the First Bite! For years, I have taught workshops on mindfully eating a piece of chocolate or slowly savoring a glass of wine. But anyone who really [...]
So…you get upset because you think no one understands you. You think everyone should know by now that you won’t eat XYZ or that you are “triggered” when others say this or that. “Why can’t everyone remember my rules?” That’s easy to answer. Because not everyone has an eating disorder so they don’t think [...]
Heather’s recent post, “Helpful Hint or Disordered Eating” at Hangry Pants really got me thinking … As Heather notes in her post, “For some time we’ve debated food destruction – ruining your food with something like salt or hot sauce so that it is inedible. Jillian Michaels pours candle wax on her food (thanks for [...]
This coming Saturday, my husband and I will be heading to Korea to visit my brother who is teaching English over there for a year.
When I first found out I was pregnant, I stood in the bathroom, braced myself on the wall, and took a few deep breaths. This was a planned pregnancy, but that didn’t make the moment any less of a surprise somehow. I walked out to tell my husband and my hand was shaking so much [...]
Tonight, I made homemade French onion soup for the first time, and I gotta say, it was fabulous.