Tips for healing your relationship with food

The first time I heard the saying “a moment on your lips, forever on your hips,” I was in grade 7. My speech that year was on childhood obesity and that line was how I would end it. In retrospect, someone should have referred me to a therapist upon hearing it come out of an…

The Scale: friend or foe?

The scale isn’t the problem. The scale exists to weigh your mass times gravitational acceleration.

Is body positivity promoting obesity?

Body positivity is a movement meant to empower women and men of all shapes and sizes to embrace the body they are currently living in. It should come as no surprise that I am a strong supporter of body positive advocates on social media. I wasn’t however surprised when someone asked me whether I thought…

Reflecting on 2016, Preparing for 2017

I made a new years resolution for 2014 to get into shape/lose weight. I proceeded to start Insanity (honestly still can’t stand the name Tanya) that January and ended up just being 4 days shy of completing it when my computer crashed. I put my best foot forward and did what I could considering I…

Skinny: An Ode to Self-Love

When I was a little girl, people would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I would reply with skinny.