How I finally let go of dietary rules and let myself eat more food

One of the hardest things for me in my recovery from disordered eating and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea was finally being able to let go of control around food. I went from restricting the amount of calories I ate and recording every bite in a calorie tracking app to various phases of restrictive diets including dairy-free, gluten-free, … Continue reading How I finally let go of dietary rules and let myself eat more food

Can exercise delay periods? 5 ways exercise can slow HA recovery

Can exercise delay periods? | The short answer is yes! Exercise is one of the factors which can lead to delayed or missing periods aka Hypothalamic Amenorrhea. In particular too much exercise or too high intensity exercise. If your body perceives your exercise as a stress or if you aren't eating enough to fuel your … Continue reading Can exercise delay periods? 5 ways exercise can slow HA recovery

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, the cause of your missing period?

If you are here, you are likely wondering why your period has gone missing. You aren't pregnant, you don't have any health issues that you know of. Nevertheless, your period has been missing for months or even years. Perhaps I can offer you an answer. In this article I explain a condition called Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, … Continue reading Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, the cause of your missing period?

Why am I so interested in hormones? Part 2 – veganism, PCOS and orthorexia

Unfortunately after I graduated I slipped back to some of my old ways. I was still struggling with gastritis and other digestive issues and doing endless research online to find the "perfect healing diet". This is where I found veganism, specifically the high-carb low-fat vegan diet. I started following all of these Youtube channels with skinny, … Continue reading Why am I so interested in hormones? Part 2 – veganism, PCOS and orthorexia