January Prompt: I Weigh

What I weigh is so much more than a number, it is all the beautiful people, things, and challenges that make me a whole and worthy person.

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How a dietitian learned to listen, and do the hard work of undoing diet culture

Lane 9 Project's May 2018 Writing Prompt: It was supposed to be easy. Lessons learned in owning a business, helping people, and letting them help you.

When What’s “Healthy” Isn’t Healthy At All

L9P Community Post: Grace Jemison I’ve always been good at being “good.” I enjoyed talking with adults when I was a child. I wanted to read chapter books by the time I was four. I was the star of the kindergarten plays. By the time one hits middle school, expectations are set about what it … Continue reading When What’s “Healthy” Isn’t Healthy At All

College Athletes: The help you need is right where you need it

L9P Community Post: Samantha Thierry The number one fear I find working with athletes is “the dietitian will pull me from my sport, I don’t want to talk to them.” I’m writing to the student athletes here, to let you know that it’s 100% okay to talk to a dietitian, or even another individual in … Continue reading College Athletes: The help you need is right where you need it

For recovery, I took a break from running

L9P Community Post: Kathleen Hernder, RD My story with running is a bit of a complicated one. If you were to ask me about running ten years ago when I started, I would have told you I ran because it made me feel good. That’s true now. But, I started running in University because I … Continue reading For recovery, I took a break from running