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Megan Jayne Crabbe 🐼 (she/her)

14 days ago (2019-11-29 10:11:39)

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I'm gonna say this one loud and clear: Your body doesn't deserve to be punished because eating is not a crime.

Even if you ate past the point of comfort. Regardless of what size your body is. Eating. Is. Not. A. Crime. And treating your body like it is by restricting or compulsively trying to "work off" the calories you consumed is more likely to throw you into a diet/binge cycle than help you find balance.

There's nothing wrong with wanting to prioritise getting some more nutrients after a not-so-nutritious phase of eating, but that doesn't have to mean making food choices from a place of guilt, shame or body hatred. Having a healthy relationship with food (one that isn't built on obsession or punishment) is just as important as the nutrients. Because mental health is health too.

If you're struggling today and you're not sure how to deal with the food guilt, please please consider looking into intuitive eating before starting a crash diet or "cleanse" (spoiler alert: those don't work). Check out Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon πŸ₯― Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch πŸ₯§ Just Eat It by Laura Thomas πŸ‰ follow people here like @laurathomasphd @encouragingdietitian
@chr1styharrison @dietitiananna πŸ•

Once more: your body doesn't deserve to be punished because eating is not a crime. πŸ’œπŸ’™πŸ’šπŸŒˆπŸŒž [Image description: a tweet that reads: I know your brain might be telling you that you're a failure because of how much you ate yesterday and maybe the food guilt is overwhelming so I'm just here to say: you're allowed to enjoy food. You are not a failure. You don't need to "make up for it". You still need to eat today.] #intuitiveeating #foodguilt #edrecovery #anarecovery #haes

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@westofthepurplemoon posted 12 days ago

πŸ‘πŸ‘

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@emmad4444 posted 12 days ago

I need to hear this every day!

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@madelinelouise7 posted 12 days ago

πŸ’œ Thank you

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@meganmachine posted 12 days ago

Needed to hear this today - thank you

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@kiefm1030 posted 12 days ago

Thank you! πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›

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@thespooniesage posted 12 days ago

I needed this today. On particularly bad illness days, my body tends to only be able to keep junk like McDonald’s down- I think because it’s not actual food- so yesterday I ate junk. I felt sickish and like a pig afterward... and I woke up feeling like a failure today. So, thanks for this.

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@chupenot posted 12 days ago

i do not control da eating disorder

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@emelieselling posted 12 days ago

I had two of my best friends come over yesterday to make a big tapas style dinner of everything we love (a lot of cheese in everything), and I'm now eating the leftovers today and probably again tomorrow. The voices are loud today but I'm trying to just enjoy it, I'm too poor and the food is to good to be wasted or thrown away. This post helped a little in reassuring the positive voices I also have about this food. It's not perfect but I am trying.

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@shelbyheckyeah posted 12 days ago

Thank you for this.

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@magzlunchbox109 posted 12 days ago

thank you, i really needed this

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@shika_bee posted 12 days ago

@danikatroupe - saw this and thought of you! Hope you're keeping well 😊

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@miss_maggieann posted 12 days ago

@peflanders

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@lm.a_a posted 11 days ago

When I started to read this, it made me cry in seconds because- thats so how I feel lately. I love and hate eating at the same time. cause I wanna be as perfect and fit as alot of these ppl are on social media or even few ppl I know and admire, I sometimes starve myself just bc I feel uncomfortable with my legs or my "not always perfect flat stomach". It's not that ppl tell me I would be fat or something like that, they even compliment me and my body sometimes, it's just me, me who is criticising my body. It's all made up in my head for some reason, and I guess, that's kinda the worse part..(I don't even think someone is goin to read this, so I guess .. that's why I even dare to write it down, my toughts so, yeah- feels kinda relieving ..)

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@cmjolley posted 11 days ago

@klbjorge

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@amyplattt posted 10 days ago

@_anniewilletts

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@perkstagramm posted 10 days ago

@mattjames_uk don’t let that penguin drag you down hun. Draw a line under it. Tomorrow is a new day πŸ™Œ

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@_bopo_mama_ posted 9 days ago

@ja.woodland follow her! She is amazing πŸ’“

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@wyldwood_spoons posted 8 days ago

Yes!!

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@teliwinkle posted 7 days ago

@zzidnyy

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@_mindingmybusiness posted 7 days ago

I needed this 😒❀️

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@_mandi_lind_ posted 7 days ago

Just finish some BOMB saag paneer πŸ˜‹

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@jxssica_xxo posted 7 days ago

@anjalee9 !!

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@love.deliriously posted 3 days ago

@marilin_berry ❀️❀️❀️

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