I am beyond happy to welcome back episode 3’s guest Rachael McBride MCN RD/LD LCDC as we talk about Eating Disorders. She is a great pal as well as a wealth of information as a Registered Dietician. We discuss common misconceptions, stereotypes, screening, as well as tips for loved ones to assist identifying Eating Disorders and how to open a conversation about it. Like, share, and subscribe and as always, remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.
Wow, it’s been almost two months since I did an episode. Many apologies. This was the one thing people told me NOT to do; always be consistent. And….I FAILED!
Well, on this episode you get a little insight into what I’ve been going through in my life and why I’ve been away. Just like life for everyone, my journey comes with ups and downs. I recently found out I was diagnosed with gout and have had a really tough time getting to the “acceptance” phase of the disease.
I know I’m being melodramatic about the whole thing but it definitely impacted me. Dare I say…depressed me. But, I’m doing something about it. That something is getting a show favorite, Rachael McBride, involved. You remember her right? If not, check out my interview with her. She’s got me drowning in water and vegetables, but it’s to save my life so it’s cool.
I’m also updating my format. I realized the long interviews were not doing my message justice, especially once a month. SO…with a renewal in my dedication, I am now committing to releasing one episode a week. That day is still undecided, but it will either be Wednesday or Thursday. I’ll let you know.
Finally, I want your input on the new segment of mine. It’s tentatively called “memes that annoy me.” Also, if you have a better referral for the title, I’m all ears. This will be a section here we breakdown memes, inspirational pictures, and general internet anecdotes that tend to get passed around on social media sites with a psychological perspective.
I need your help, so please send me whatever you got and I’ll choose one per episode.
Thanks for your support, please spread the word, and as always remember to feed your mental health.
As 2015 begins, we all make that ridiculous list of promises: save more money, make better choices in relationships, and of course….GET HEALTHY! So what do we do? We go out, buy new shoes, new work out gear, a new water bottle, and sign up for your gym membership.
So why do we do this? What is the purpose? Is healthy living solely for the physique? How does it affect our mental health?
Eating Disorders are extremely common and can be hard to understand. A lot of the times when we think about being “addicted to food,” it’s often said in jest and not taken too seriously. Well, that’s why I brought in my first guest to Chubby Therapy Podcast, Rachael McBride.
Listen to how she discusses everything from thigh gaps, food as comfort, and learning to trust our bodies. Below are ways to get in touch with her:
Please share this with a friend who you feel might benefit from the conversation and please send me an e-mail if you have any questions, requests for future shows, and how this episode may have helped you. And most importantly…….remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.