OUTWEIGH: In this eye-opening episode of Outweigh, we take a deep dive into the untold truths about the "Cost of Skinny."
Leanne reflects on a pivotal moment in her own life, a major spine surgery at just 25 years old, which she endearingly calls the "Cost of Skinny." It's a powerful reminder of how the relentless pursuit of an idealized body image can lead to devastating consequences.
For years, Leanne was fixated on attaining a 'skinny,' 'lean,' 'toned,' or 'hot' body, drowning out the critical signals her body was sending her. Ignoring the screams for self-care, she pushed herself to the brink until her body couldn't take it anymore.
But that wasn't the only cost she paid. The "Diet Mentality" she had embraced for decades had inflicted additional invisible wounds:
★ A Food Prison: Constantly toggling between restrictive eating and carefree indulgence, caught in a cycle of obsession and guilt over every morsel of food.
★ A Body Prison: Feeling trapped in a body that didn't align with her true self, hiding behind oversized clothes, and allowing her body to dictate her life.
★ A Shame Prison: Carrying the burden of shame for struggling with food and body image, believing she was fundamentally flawed.
★ A 'Fat Head': A self-image tainted by negative self-perception, no matter how much weight she lost or how successful she became.
Leanne knows that her experience is far from unique. Every woman stuck on the diet and weight loss roller coaster is unknowingly paying their own "Cost of Skinny." In this episode, we dissect the ins and outs of how to break free from this destructive cycle, providing insights and strategies to help you avoid your own "Cost of Skinny" and embark on a journey toward self-acceptance, self-care, and genuine well-being.
HOST: Leanne Ellington // @leanneellington // StresslessEating.com
To learn more about re-wiring your brain to heal from the all-or-nothing diet mentality for good....but WITHOUT restricting yourself, punishing your body, (and definitely WITHOUT ever having to use words like macros, low-carb, or calorie burn) check out Leanne's FREE Stressless Eating Webinar @ www.StresslessEating.com
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