TW: eating disorders
I’ve been fairly quiet about my struggles with eating disorders, largely because though diagnosed a while ago, it was never my biggest battle or the focus of my treatment until now. With much hesitation I finally started working with a dietitian in an outpatient setting for the first time about two weeks ago. Prior to this I had only worked with her at the treatment center I attended. My worst nightmare seemed to quickly come true. With the focus once again on food, I became incredibly anxious and fell back into behaviors. I’ve had many many good things happen lately and have been much happier, but this is something I still battle which has been hard for me to wrap my brain around. When it comes to eating, I’ve been exhausted, overwhelmed, losing hope and honestly just wishing food wasn’t a part of life even though it’s brought me joy for so long. I snapped these photos this morning before heading out to see my psychologist, dietitian and attend my weekly support group. It was a heavy day and more draining than I expected. We dug deep and made some powerful insights so when I was told to step on the scale at the end of my dietitian appointment, I was completely caught off guard. I’ve been working hard not to weigh myself and hesitated when she asked me if I wanted a blind weight or not. I’m proud I held my ground and said yes, but did not expect the debilitating feeling that was to come. Even without seeing the number, I was incredibly overwhelmed and my eyes welled up with tears. I hopped in my car and sobbed while driving and waiting in the parking lot of my treatment center. I walked in a wreck but within fifteen minutes was laughing with my treatment friends treatment harder than I have in a while. On my way out I stopped and hugged an old therapist who honestly saved my life and walked out of there happy. For the first time in over a week, I am in bed and can say I ate three meals today. Has there been a lot of rain along the way? For sure, but there’s also been love. Love from others and more importantly, love you have for yourself, even when the rain makes that hard to reach. Because my god, every body is beautiful.
I’ve always loved to cook, but cooking everyday on top of working full time at a high stress job, on top of a full time writing schedule, and trying to make time for our little family?! 😋🤦🏻♀️
It used to make me feel exhausted !! 😞🍴
But we need to stay on top of our nutrition, especially since we are trying to workout and hike on top of everything ( or to just be functional humans 😂) 💪🏼
Reason #2 why I love this 80 Day Obsession program I’m working through!! .
It came with a meal plan for my specific needs and so many yummy options so we don’t get bored!! #foodiesforlife
Everything is figured out for you and can be made in advanced!! No counting calories or guess work and all the recipes are super simple, like this mamas meatloaf 🤤 🙏 ( btw how is there no meatloaf emoji?!?! #justsayin 😂)
Totally in love with this whole “come home and dinner is already done, just need to warm it up” thing (aka meal planning) and love that we aren’t just do this for the program, but building it into our way of life!! 💯🙏🥘❤️
Menu makan siang hari kedua lah di kota orang. Sebagai konsultan nutrisi, jangan hanya bisa mengajarkan, tapi bisa mencontohkan.
Meskipun berat badan sudah ideal, BMI sudah normal tapi yang namanya pola hidup sehat tetap harus dijalankan 💪
1-23-18 day of eating. Awesome day today. 20g total carbs, did good on my protein goal, and still had some fat left. Blood ketones are 👍. Meal prep this week is a life savor for real! Been getting home so late. So keeping this post short and sweet because this girl needs sleep.
Post work out meal/dinner: cauliflower rice, stir fry lemon ginger beef and choy sum and cucumbers. People ask me why I don’t eat real rice. I cut it out around the time I was pregnant 5 years ago when I was practicing low carb/diabetic diet (I had gestational diabetes). Carb counting and meal prep help me. It was hard at first because I ate rice all the time!! Then one day I realize I did not need it with every meal. Now I hardly eat rice and just eat a lot of veggies 😊🥒🥗
1-22-18 Day of eating. Sorry guys I was mia yesterday because I worked extra hours and didn't get home until late. Anyways I started my day off with my fatty chicken broth. For lunch I had salmon cakes with jalapeño poppers. Dinner I had a smorgasbord of different things from this Sundays meal prep.
#januarywhole30 Day 22
I got to eat lunch outside today with my friends.
I’ve showed you this salad before but it’s so good that I had to show you again
This time I added @traderjoes Everything but the Bagel seasoning and it took my salad to a whole new level.
I am starting to find my groove in this Whole30 and I like eating healthy. I kind of like having an excuse for not eating all the snacks at work.
But I am really craving pizza for sure. 😂 pizza is healthy if you add enough veggies, right?
MEAL PREP | Planning and preparation is key to ensuring you always have tasty and nutritious options available 👩🏼🍳💁🏼♀️ Making meals in advance helps me make healthy choices and avoid spending excess money food when I’m busy between work and uni. This week I’m making healthy nut and seed muesli and tofu and pumpkin salad with corns cakes and dips for snacks 🌰🥜🥥🥑🥗🍅🥑
My booty is on 🔥🔥🔥. Today I celebrate a small victory of the 80 Day Obession workout....🎉 Last week I started with the yellow resistant band && the last 2 days I use the green. I'm EXCITED because I'm getting stronger!!! 💪💪😁.
First struggled attempt at a dinner bowl 😂 quinoa, chickpeas, onion, pepper, cucumber, avacado, pesto and feta. Fries at lunch, vegetarian meal for dinner. And it was allllll delicious. ✌🏼
Chicken (protein) 🍗
Rice (complex carb)🍚
Broccoli (vegetable)🌱 That is the FAT LOSS BLUEPRINT! The Holy Grail – the answer to the billion dollar health industry! All your meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) should be or look like this! (protein)
macros of this meal⬇️ 100g of Chicken breast.
Sodium 52 mg
Total Fat 3 g
Potassium 391 mg
Saturated 1 g
Polyunsaturated 1 g
Monounsaturated 1 g 💥Protein 31 g💥
Cholesterol 104 mg
100g jasmine Rice.
Total Fat 1g
Total Carbs 78 g
Protein 7 g
Sodium 33 mg
Potassium 316 mg
💥Total Carbs 7 g💥
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 148%
or how bout this personal favorite:
Lean Ground Turkey
Loaded with sautéed veggies – No sauce!
Let’s do 1 more…
Steel cut oats
There are lots of options to keep your meals from getting stagnant. Get cooking and get creative, lose that weight and make those gains.💪💪💪 #calisthenics#barstarzz#crossfit#fitness#gym#streetworkout#pullups#health#fit#me#gymnastics#shoulders#backday#motivation#inspiration#movement#movementculture#weightloss#ripped#cooking#mealprep#mealplan#food#gains
Roasted red potatoes & roasted veggies that will last the week. I’ve been using this new seasoning I found at sprouts (probably on Amazon too). Bragg 24 herbs & spices seasoning. It’s SO good on potatoes, fish & veggies🙌🏼. What’s your favorite seasoning?
Minum #soyaproteingarambuluh abis hilang lemak berkilo-kilo.. tested and proven.
Produk protein terbaik #mealplan replacement untuk semua.. .
Suitable untuk yang nak slim,
nak healthy diet @ nak back in shape.. .
So you are looking for a quick and easy lunch that helps you cut out a few calories, cut down on fat, but helps you get more nutrients, here you go! I was trying to get more leafy greens in my life last week and made these salads. I always do a carb with my salad and decided sweet potato would be easy and healthy. I did add dressing last week but I realized the salad is actually great with just the sweet potato mixed around in it like a dressing. Now if you don't like sweet potato you probably should have stopped reading already, but if you do, you might give this a try.
Buy a bag of spinach, a bag of stir fry (or mixed) veggies, 1.5 lbs chicken, and 5 small sweet potatoes. Dump all veggies into 5 containers, cook chicken, add to containers. Then microwave, boil, or bake the potatoes. Add potato to lunches. Before eating heat said potato and mix it into your salad. The salad is no longer dry and doesn't have all the extra fat and chemicals of most dressings! Easy peasy!