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Life After Diets

Jan 25, 2023

Restricting and bingeing (and the spectrum of these behaviors) can be attempts to numb our emotional experience. This episode looks at different ways of numbing and how Sarah & Stef experienced using food as an escape. We cover:

  • Numbing via eating and numbing via restriction
  • Do binges make us “not feel” or...

Jan 18, 2023

Control is an unavoidable theme in the subject of eating disorder recovery. What is your relationship to control and how do you define it? The hosts explore their own experience of the concept and also highlight its important (and at times, healthy) role in navigating recovery. Sarah & Stef discuss:

  • Light podcast...

Jan 11, 2023

What role does food play in grief (around death, breakups, or existential itchiness)? In this episode Sarah & Stef share some personal stories, including a little cry!

  • Sarah’s loss of her Mum
  • Stef’s losses of relationships
  • The idea of a “revenge body”
  • Weight gain as a “sign” of a breakup?
  • Stef’s loss of a...

Jan 4, 2023

In this episode, Sarah and Stef talk about their relationship with food from a recovered perspective. Do we ever feel binge urges? Does a disordered tendency ever really disappear?

  • Stef’s experience of over-hunger and how it impacts her urge to eat
  • Sarah’s experience of brunch last Sunday
  • Cake as a habit and...

Dec 28, 2022

Happy (almost) 2023, LAD listeners!

This time of year is loaded with resolutions and plans for becoming a "better" version of ourselves. It seems like this is more often than not related to changing our body size or eating in new ways. If you're looking for a conversation about the New Year that can put some of this...