Spring is here! If you are in Ottawa like us, you know that this winter has been brutal, so we are so thankful for the warm weather. Spring is a time of rejuvenation and change. During this time, people often get the urge to start spring cleaning; out with the old and in with the new. If you’re looking to start making some changes, why not start with your eating habits? This month's newsletter is all about small changes to make a big impact on your health this spring.
It's no secret that the way I practice Dietetics and the work I do with my clients changed A LOT when my daughter was born. Last week I recorded my first ever podcast with Marie-Pier from The Balanced Dietitian Podcast where I talked a little bit about my journey towards intuitive eating and weight-inclusive care and how becoming a mom played a large roll in my journey. We also chatted about the challenges that new moms can face and how intuitive eating can help support your postpartum journey.
I saw something recently talking about fast fashion and how their sizing is all over the map because they are getting clothes out the door so quickly that they don't even use consistent patterns! It got me thinking about how many times I've let the size of my clothing dictate whether I'm going to have a good day or a bad day.
You’ve gained weight during the lockdown and now that it’s looking like things may be starting to open back up, you’re worried about people seeing you. Let’s just take a second to breathe. It’s going to be ok.