This is a shelfie from my office, reflecting a range of reference texts and non-diet memoirs I pull into my work with eating disorder clients, intuitive eating, and helping others heal their relationships with their bodies and with food. I still feel like I’m in transition mode with getting back into the swing of things at work, but at the same time, I’ve felt so grateful for my clients, who show up for such vulnerable, healing work. It’s been a tough week (among many tough weeks on top of what had felt like a tough year for many), and I try to have my professional space be a place of comfort and security for those I work with.
Meanwhile, midweek, I barely registered that it was Valentine’s day. I hope there was an abundance of love and connection for everyone. We didn’t have special plans (I’ve skipped the dinner-out scene since my days as a server myself), but we did pick up a bottle of bubbly and settle in to watch Ghostbusters after the kids went to bed. This was so fun (and Kate McKinnon was a favorite for both of us).
Here’s what I’m eating and reading this week: