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Andrea Quigley Maynard
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Finding Food Freedom
Finding Food Freedom

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A Reputation for Knowing all things Weight Loss   Long before I became a health coach I had a reputation for being knowledgeable about weight loss, for being well versed in healthy or lower calorie eating, and for knowing all the ins and outs of dieting…

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If you’re like most women, you want to feel good in your body more than anything else. In fact, your desire to feel comfortable in your skin is so strong that you have spent hours upon hours (in all honesty, years!) trying to get your body to cooperate.…

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The different feelings we have in our body aren’t arbitrary and don’t come from nowhere, and that includes all of the kinds of hunger we experience. No hunger, whether it be emotional hunger or true physical hunger, comes along without a valid reason.…

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Consciously restricting what we eat, for weeks and months (and in some of our cases, years) at a time, sucks. It sucks so hard but so many of us do it anyways because of the immense pressure in our society to be thin. If you’ve never dieted, you might…

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One of the things people get completely obsessed with in our culture is the idea of having a “good” body, a “perfect” body or just meeting generic body “goals” criteria. A “good” body for women seems to be defined as one with lower body fat, at least…

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On the rail trail, my feet hit the gravel covered ground one after the other. I’m out for a run with John (who is training for his 1st 5K). The first few minutes of a run are so hard for me. Every time. Without fail. Doesn’t matter how much or how little…

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I'm excited to share that I recently became a contributing writer for Taste for Life magazine (which is both a print and online publication). Check out my first post on their site - "6 Ways You Can Have More Power Over Anxiety". http://www.tasteforlife.com/blogs

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In this country, to be a woman and say that you’re not currently dieting is to make yourself an outlier. People will wonder what’s “wrong” with you and what “secret” you must have in order to not do this. It’s so normal to always be on a diet and always…

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Two weeks ago I talked about how dieting shouldn’t be our normal state and some of the normalized things that go on in our culture that contribute to entire generations of women being obsessed with getting and staying “small”. This is a huge subject and…
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