Working through disordered eating and eating disorders can be a lot to navigate and potentially adding navigating racial microaggressions can be even more overwhelming. There are many layers and nuances to working through your relationship with food as a person of color that may be missing from the majority of the conversation. In this episode, I talk with Kimmie Singh about those layers and nuances of this and how folks of color can find connection with their food and bodies.
About Kimmie Singh
Kimmie Singh is a fat Registered Dietitian based in New York City. She is an associate at LK Nutrition, a private practice that supports clients with eating disorders to heal their relationships with food and body. Kimmie supports her clients with a fat-positive approach and has a passion for helping folks with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), eating disorders, disordered eating, and weight stigma.
Small Steps in the Show:
- Notice what messages you’re hearing about food
- Stay curious about how to look for you
- Sit with the discomfort of recovery and finding the messiness
- Find ways that work for you to sit in the discomfort (movement, music, support from loved ones, finding joy in small and big ways)
- Remember you’re not alone in feeling strange in connecting with your body/disordered eating recovery/doing this work
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