How fasting and keto work together, the benefits and downsides to fasting, how fatty coffees affect a fast, how fasting helps with excess weight loss, and so much more. A healthy ketogenic practice should be about finding what works for you and making adjustments as you go along. If you find yourself less hungry, and…
Chances are, if you’ve ever followed a diet, you’ve also heard about cheat meals, or cheat days. Framing eating higher carb food as “cheating” has brought me a lot of shame in the past, which triggered a lot of restrictive behaviors around food, so I stay away from that word for the most part. But I know many people who use the term, and I thought maybe it deserved a bigger conversation.
Doing all the “right” keto things, but you’re still struggling? Maybe your cycle is changing, or classic keto isn’t cutting it when it comes to managing those pesky menopause symptoms, and you’re ready to pull your hair out THIS INSTANT?! Take a breath, and hear me when I say: you’re not alone, in fact, many women can’t do the classic ketogenic approach. So what should we do instead?
If self-love is overwhelming, sometimes the best place to start is with acceptance: listing positive things that you know to be true about yourself. It sounds silly, but switching your internal narrative from critical to friendly starts with acknowledging and amplifying the good.
The best thing that I’ve ever done for myself is to just let me be ME. It’s a practice that sounds simple, but unpacking all of the ways I’ve learned to restrict who I am and what I want is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. It’s also one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done; each day, I grow deeper into myself, and fall more in love with who I am.
Think you need an in-house masseuse, clawfoot bathtub, and a collection of expensive face masks in order to engage in self-care? Don’t believe the Instagram hype! Self-care should be accessible to everyone, because me time is essential for overall wellness.
Eating keto is more than just finding keto food that will fit the classic keto macros, it’s about finding food that makes you feel good and nourishes your body. When your body feels nourished and supported with high quality whole foods, it’s more likely to promote healing so that you can feel your best on keto.