Posts in I Hate Diets
You don't have to lose weight for the wedding

I’m a bridesmaid this summer.

I get to be part of the build up and the excitement and the prep and I get to stand beside my best friend on a very special day in her life. It’s a huge honour. I am so touched to be asked, and for it be inferred, at least in part, that I am important to someone I really love.

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How to be OK with gaining weight

For a long time, I wanted, so desperately, to just feel normal around food. I wanted to just feel OK about eating breakfast without analysing the numbers and enjoy a cheese board with my friends without subconsciously committing to a ten mile run the next day and stop thinking about Easter Eggs all. the. effin’. time…

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One big side effect of disordered eating that not enough people bang on about

It's a funny thing, isn't it? That we've all probably started a diet thinking, or maybe hoping and wishing, that by cutting our carbs or fasting two days a week that we'll lose some weight and unlock our next-level-selves. Our cool, calm, confidence, thin, healthy, sexy selves. But when I lost the weight I wanted to…

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