I know your secret: you’ve been cheating on your diet. Well stop feeling guilty and do the right thing — dump your diet for good.
Starting your first diet was a no-brainer. Your boss just joined Weight Watchers, you saw your friend from college selling diet shakes on Facebook, and your mom finally found a diet she can stick to. It seemed like the right time for you to start watching what you eat so that you could finally be confident about your body.
But now you’re 2, 3….10 years into your healthy living journey and not feeling quite as healthy (or as confident) as you’d hoped.
First of all, there’s your physical health….
- You’ve lost and regained the same pounds over and over
- You’re tired at work and struggle to focus…but can’t sleep at night because of hunger pangs
- Your metabolism seems slower than it was in your pre-diet days
And lately, you’ve been wondering about your mental health…
- You feel like a failure every time you give up on a diet or regain some weight
- You keep researching new diets and lifestyles, but each one leaves you more confused about the right way to eat
- You’ve started skipping social events where you can’t control the food…or where people might notice that your weight has changed again
It’s left you with one big head-scratching question:
How come all these diets haven’t made me any more confident about my body?
I had that exact same question after years of dieting left me with worse body image than when I started.
After nearly a decade of calorie counting and diet hopping, I had to face the uncomfortable truth: my obsession with food and my body had totally wrecked my overall health and self-worth.
I know how you feel. Like you’re stuck on the diet crazy train and can’t get off.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
In fact, I haven’t followed a diet (or any other lifestyle plan) in years, so I know it’s possible for you to eat like a normal person and feel comfortable in your body.
No more negative self-talk. No more meltdowns in the dressing room. And no more tear-stained, late-night fridge raids.
Which is exactly why I started working with women who are tired of tying their self-worth to their dress size. Kick-ass women like you who wish you were as confident in your body as you are in every other aspect of your life.
So if you’re a brave woman who is totally ready to…
- Quit dieting so that you can learn to trust your body and eat like a normal person
- Stop hiding in the shadows until you’re the right weight and actually believe that you’re worthy just as you are
- Start treating your body with some compassion so that you can finally tell your inner Mean Girl to STFU already
Then I am HERE for you. Because I believe that you deserve so much more than weight-loss ads that make you feel fat and #fitspo that’s anything but inspiring.
Walking away from dieting isn’t easy. I should know.
It all started when I noticed some post-college weight gain and I decided to go ALL IN on weight loss.
For years, I did the usual diety things like cut carbs, weigh my portions, and hit the gym.
But I was giving this 110% so I also got certified as a personal trainer, started a weight-loss blog, and spent literally hours each day planning and prepping my meals.
This all paid off in an unexpected way: I landed a job in the fitness industry as Content Editor for an online supplement company. I was officially a healthy living insider – jackpot!
After I left that company, I started working as a freelance writer. Most of my clients were in the diet industry and they loved that I had experience selling diet plans and supplements. Sometimes I’d pitch a strength training article and my editor would remind me, “Don’t forget to use words like Saggy Arms and Belly Flab!”
And there I was writing my umpteenth article about Losing The Last 10 Pounds when I suddenly felt sick about the work I was doing.
Why was I writing articles that made other women feel worse about their bodies? To make a few bucks? To help some Diet Guru sell his new line of fat burning pills?
Enough was enough. My diet days were over.
I dropped all my diet industry clients, deleted my calorie counting app, and shouted “Boy, BYE” to diet culture.
Hi! I’m Megan….
- I used to manage a cage-free cat shelter and, as a result, I now have 4 cats of my own. Lucky for me, I don’t buy into the whole crazy cat lady thing.
- My favorite places to hang are neighborhood coffee shops and local craft breweries. (Beverage of choice? Cortados and Saisons, respectively,)
- My husband and I like to go on hikes together….but we are easily distracted by birds.
- I plan trips that I never take. I could show you a full itinerary for a 5-day trip to Denver that never happened. I mean the planning is half the fun….right?
Still with me? Awesome.
Look, I’ve sold the diet plans and fallen prey to them. And that’s exactly why I want to help you ditch your diet and learn to rock the body you have.
If you’re feeling blah about your body or are just curious about life after dieting, get started with my free 5-day Body Image Detox ebook. It’s a short introduction to body positivity (and no, I won’t ask you to chant any mantras while standing naked in the mirror).