A Whole Approach to Wellness

A Whole Approach to Wellness

There is more to you than meets the eye.  From the outside we only catch but a glimpse of the whole you.  We can see your physical traits, expressions of your personality, snapshots of your style.  We want to know…

Restoring Your Wellbeing

Restoring Your Wellbeing

Our bodies are intricate, complex, and downright remarkable.  All of our systems work together to keep us alive, comfortable, and in good working order. If we need food, hormones are released to induce hunger pangs and cause us to eat;…

Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

You are with yourself 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  You live in your own skin, think your thoughts, and feel your feelings.  You know yourself better than anyone.  So, why aren’t you your…

Do You Want To Be Whole?

Do You Want To Be Whole?

In a time when eating is a loaded term, causing feelings of anxiety, guilt, and inadequacy in the hearts of both women and men, wholeness is needed. We need hope that things will get better—that we can reach and maintain…

Wholify: The Journey Has Begun

Wholify: The Journey Has Begun

Today marks the maturation of Nutritionally Speaking, my podcast and blog, into a complete entity that I call Wholify. Wholify has been my dream for several years as I have grown as a Registered Dietitian, as the steward of my…

Gym Rats: Looking Outside, Hungry Inside

Gym Rats: Looking Outside, Hungry Inside

You know what I’m talking about when I say “gym rat”.  You’ve either seen them or you are one yourself. Gym rats seem to hang out at the gym, spending hours on end on their favorite machine or grazing the…

Before I Ate, I Was Feeling…

Before I Ate, I Was Feeling…

For you “normal” eaters out there who eat in response to physiological hunger signals, you would complete this sentence by saying, “Before I ate, I was feeling hungry”.  Being “hungry” may manifest itself in mild tummy rumbles, light-headedness, weakness, or…

You vs. Your Body: Why Winning Means Losing So Much

You vs. Your Body: Why Winning Means Losing So Much

We are sent daily messages telling us that our body is ugly, gluttonous, and unreliable. We are bombarded with pictures of a singular body type that we are all supposed to have (naturally or not); We are told that we…

What Do You Want To Eat?

What Do You Want To Eat?

When was the last time you asked yourself what you want to eat?  Was it this morning?  Last night?  Or was it in the far distance past? You might have replaced this question with “What should I eat?” or “What…

Nutritional Voyage

Nutritional Voyage

Quick bit of trivia: There is currently no official Dietetic Association or Registered Dietitians in Slovakia, Czech Republic, or Serbia.  Hence, my “Nutritional Voyage”… I just returned from a trip to Slovakia where I (along with two other friends and…