Posts by Patrice French

Structure Produces Freedom

It seems that every week has a theme in working with weight loss. Last week that theme was resistance. In talking about food and what to eat, I suggested to write down your meals the day before so you know exactly what you are going to eat the next day. This way, there is structure…

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I have lost weight, why can’t I accept my body?

There are two aspects to weight loss. The physical piece; involving tracking, moving, prepping and planning. And the emotional piece, which is far more complex. We know how we may feel about our body when it is heavy and most people can relate to not feeling good or looking good. But what happens with our…

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Recovery Vs. Relapse

Each patient encounter reminds me of the incredible work I do every day. This story, I believe will really resonate with many of you who struggle between losing and gaining. I recently met with someone who has been coming to the office for years. She had not been seen for some time and had regained.…

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2018 Lessons & Reflections

As the year comes to a close, I have had some time to reflect on how much I have learned through my work and I wanted to share some thoughts with you today. I want to take the time to thank each and every one of you that comes in to the practice. Your stories…

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