Monthly Archives: March 2016

And after Easter – here comes the fear…

Fear. I am realising that my relationship with food and my body, can, at times, be a very fearful one. I have just returned from a lovely weekend at home with my family, which was beautiful.  Clean food, beautifully prepared … Continue reading

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Painful truths: my visit to Brighton

This week, I visited the IEWIN group that my daughter Emily holds in Brighton. Thank you to the refreshingly authentic group of women for sharing your stories and experiences with me. They are, like us in Colchester, working gently through … Continue reading

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I created my own prison.

This week we looked at how we have created our own personal prisons of restriction and deprivation around food and eating. With our food diaries, eating plans, low carb/high carb, low fat/high fat, healthy eating, clean eating, babyfood diet, Slimming … Continue reading

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Dealing with the “crack”

So yesterday we came face to face with the beige and the brown, the non-food that so many of us depend on to see us through the day. We opened the packets, looked, inhaled, touched, tasted and deconstructed. We felt … Continue reading

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Habits

I love my habits, they are a very neat way of freeing up brain space for other things. If I had to remind myself daily “now is the time to clean my teeth, wash my hands, feed the cat….” the … Continue reading

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