"Cake Doesn't Count" is a podcast for those struggling with binging, overeating, endless dieting and the "I just need more willpower" days. Hosted by nutritionist and body coach Jenn Hand, she explores the ins and outs of letting go of dieting, falling in love with your body, and finding YOUR 'normal' around food. For additional support, check out www.normaleatersclub.com and the "How to Be a Normal Eater" book (available on all major Amazon channels).
On our path towards "normal" eating, there is usually a lot of fear. How do you move through fear on the path to freedom?
That's what we're talking about in today's podcast!
We usually fear weight gain, rusting ourselves, bingeing, judgement around our bodies, comments from others...
When we want to lose weight or are uncomfortable in our body, we often hold onto this concept of a "future thin body".
This may show up as a yearning to be at a size you were before or a subtle desire that you try to push down (one that wishes you could “get back to” a certain weight).
The all or nothing mindset plagues us in the diet world.
When we're on a diet, we pick up this way of thinking:
...that we're either good or bad.
We're on or off.
We're eating perfectly or not.
There's no gray area.
It's just "are we doing the plan" or not?
When we're trying to find our...