Orthorexia

Do you or someone you know worry about eating healthily? Ever been over-occupied with “clean eating” or a restrictive eating plan? Do your eating worries stop you from enjoying food and social outings with friends and family? Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with food. It’s not an official eating disorder or diagnosis, but it is…

Conversations I've had with my daughters

Conversation’s I’ve had with my daughters this week about my body: Conversation #1 Miss 8: Mum your tummy is wrinkly like an old mans face Me: Of course it is. I. Had. THREE. Kids! That means my stomach stretched out three times and now my skin is loose. This is a normal mummy tummy! Conversation…

What's a healthy body weight?

A patient said to me: “I want to be a healthy weight.” Me to patient: “What makes you think you aren’t already?” 👭A healthy weight will vary for each person and for each of us, at different times of our lives. A lot of us get fixated on a certain number, but the truth of…