Metabolism Logic

There are lots of places to find stats and studies that support Fuck It Diet metabolism logic: Health at Every Size, Body Respect, The Eating Disorder Institute, all accounts of the Minnesota Starvation Experiment… These will delve further into what is happening hormonally and chemically when you restrict and repress the body’s metabolic function with …

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Has My Metabolism Healed Yet?!

I talk a lot about eating to heal your metabolism. When we restrict, it slows down our bodies (“metabolism”). Your body is trying to conserve energy and trying to get you to eat. Restriction of any kind will cause you to fixate on food, be hungrier, more tired, and put on weight quicker – to save your life. …

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It’s Going to Be Hard

Yesterday I was getting dressed into a costume for a show I am rehearsing. (I’m a sometimes-actress, all-the-time-anti-diet-teacher). I had just eaten a big, delicious dinner at my friend’s house and was really, really full. And as I stood in the dressing room, stretching out my tights and pulling up my underwear so the velcro of …

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In Defense of All The Scary Foods

Almost 5 years ago, when I started The Fuck It Diet and was going through my own fears, I wrote an “In Defense of Food” series on my early blog. (Not to steal Michael Pollan’s thing, but…) I wanted to write posts in defense of ALL food. All those foods that ex-dieters were taught to …

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This Has Always Been Magical to Me

A lot of my work these days incorporates – what I like to call – some “magic”. The basic physical and biological part of the Fuck It Diet is straight forward. The physical part alone is game-changing. So if all you take from The Fuck It Diet is that you need to eat more and …

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You’re Not In Your Body

I am going to lay out a pretty simple concept: None of us are actually living in our bodies. This may not exactly be news to you. I mean, we hear some version of this over and over: We need to be more present! We are getting caught in our minds! Meditate!!!!!!!! Yea Yea Yea. …

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Episode 17: Reading My Blog Posts Pt. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/thefuckitdietradio/p/content.blubrry.com/thefuckitdietradio/Me_reading_my_posts_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI am continuing a project I started this past summer: Reading my Blog Posts. This is Part Two. You can find Part One back in episode 12. I am reading my original Fuck It Diet blog posts from back in 2012 when I was …

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Fuck Flattering

Seriously, Fuck flattering. I spent every moment, since growing boobs, trying to wear the most flattering and “slimming” outfits and shirts. (I wear a G, thankyouverymuch.) Can’t wear a big shirt! I’ll look pregnant! Must accentuate my waist without making my boobs look too big! Must fool the world into thinking I am tinier than …

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I reject your rules.

i reject all your rules i reject your shoulds, your structure, your guilt, i reject all the things that made me feel like I wasn’t ‘doing life right’. my freedom came when I realized that success is not what i thought it was. prestige is hollow. success isn’t praise or fame, it is peace and space and joy. …

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