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Life After Diets

May 31, 2023

Most of us develop disordered relationships with food because that food serves a purpose; it becomes a coping tool. So when we no longer have it as a way of comforting ourselves, what happens? How do we deal with that vulnerability and the huge gap it leaves in our emotional support system?

  • What does the disordered...

May 24, 2023

Suffering around food comes from having too much internal conflict around it. How do we reduce the amount of conflict so that we are better able to make calm decisions about food, or better able to find peace even when we don't make "good" decisions? This episode looks at:

  • What inner conflict about food physically...

May 17, 2023

This podcast speaks a lot about the binge restrict cycle, but what about less extreme eating habits like grazing? What do we do with the distress of more subtle behaviors like eating throughout the day without boundaries? Is this "bad"? Is it helpful? We'll discuss:

  • The definition of grazing
  • The difference between...

May 10, 2023

This episode was livestreamed to our LAD community to answer the question: should I keep my trigger foods in my house? Stef and Sarah share some personal experiences of foods pre and post-recovery, and listeners ask questions pertaining to the conflict around this experience.

  • Granolaaaaaaaa 
  • Muscle memory of a binge:...

May 3, 2023

In this episode, Sarah and Stef go behind the scenes of their lived experience of being in recovery from eating disorders and body image issues. What does "recovery" really look like for the hosts?

  • Expectations of a "recovered life"
  • Sarah’s experience with the cupcake shop that doesn’t actually sell cupcakes, and...