Being ‘all in’ to recover periods can bring up fear and doubt around quantities and types of foods consumed. After all, isn’t eating enough and of everything going against the usual ‘health’ advice out there? In this blog post, I re-evaluate what ‘health’ actually means when bodies are in starvation mode.
There are plenty of things you could try to ease the effects of recovery breakouts on your skin and mental health. Here are a few for you to implement in your everyday life!
If you are dreading the time you’ll need to parade in a swim suit this summer, this one is for you! Three simple tips to get over the comparison trap and embrace your body as the perfect vessel that will carry you through summer, one delicious ice cream cone at a time!
“Emotional eating” is usually self-diagnosed. It tends to involve copious amounts of shame and suffering, and is witnessed across a wide spectrum of size, gender, ethnicity, age, socio-economic status, etc. If you identify with this term, here are some ways you can understand it better and slowly dismantle its power over you, in a compassionate, non belligerent way.
A diagnosis of HA is the confirmation that your body is in a state of semi-starvation. Recovery can therefore place a burden on your digestive system. Here are a few ways you can find digestive relief during recovery, if things have been a bit slow…
You spent hours researching online, and you know what’s left to try to recover your period: going ‘all in’. That means eating without restriction and stopping all vigorous exercise. You have made the right choice, but you are terrified. Here is a little survival guide for going ‘all in’ to recover your period.