holidays

Home for the Holidays: Coping with Triggers

Going home for the holidays For some, the holidays evoke family, connection, and cheer. But, this time of year can be tough for many folks, particularly those in recovery from an eating disorder, substance use disorder, trauma, depression, or other mental health concern. Visiting people or places that bring up uncomfortable memories – or causeContinue reading Home for the Holidays: Coping with Triggers

weight and IVF

Weight and IVF: What the Research Says about Intentional Weight Loss and Fertility

Weight and Infertility If you are struggling with infertility or considering IVF, and you also happen to live in a larger body, chances are your RE (reproductive endocrinologist, aka fertility doctor) has recommend you lose weight. Some clinics may even limit access to IVF treatment to women below a certain BMI. Often, REs don’t specifyContinue reading Weight and IVF: What the Research Says about Intentional Weight Loss and Fertility

benefits of exercise

10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

What Are the Benefits of Exercise for you? When you think about the benefits of exercise, what comes to mind? All too often, people begin or continue an exercise program in order to manage their weight. Approaching exercise with weight loss or weight management in mind, though, can have some unfortunate consequences. Physical activity canContinue reading 10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight