Hiiiii from Boston! I got here last night, ordered takeout from South End Pita and watched a movie to unwind before all the crazy begins. I went to my first FNCE last year and was blown away by the size of the conference. It’s huge.
And then I realized it’s like the most intense networking event for nutrition people ever. But so fun! It’s cool to be with a bunch of people who share the same passions as you and to learn from people who know so much more than you do. I’ve only been an RD for a little over four years so I’ve got a whole lot to learn.
But what I’m most excited about is slumber partying with Alexis, Anne, Kylie, Rachael, and Alex all weekend long in our Airbnb. YES. Spending 4 days of real life with them is going to be pretty awesome.
I haven’t created a video in what feels like forever, so this week I’m chatting about intuitive eating — including two questions I have clients ask themselves to cultivate mindfulness. This is the book I mention in the video just in case you want it for yourself (it’s awesome, so you do).
I’m headed out on a morning run in search of the best coffee shop + breakfast in the neighborhood. So if you live near South Boston let me know your favs!
Ok, off to soak up this 50 degree sunshine and all the fall leaves. Ugh, the BEST.
Tatte. Best coffee and treats
South End is right — just remember that it’s a different part of the city than South Boston (“Southie” — if the convention is at the BCEC, you’re in Southie!). You’ll be talking like a local in no time!
Ha good to know! hopefully I can pull off the local vibe 🙂
Alison @ Daily Moves and Grooves says
Love the vlog, as always. Thank you for your words of wisdom and positivity.
ALSO yay for being in Boston! I go to Boston University, but I’m currently abroad in Ireland. My nutrition professor, Joan Salge Blake will be at FNCE though! I also highly recommend Tatte, as well as El Pelon near Fenway if you like Mexican food 🙂
I love boston so much! Hope you are having a blast in Ireland! I didn’t make it to those restaurants but heard amazing things about Tatte!
Thank you for this video Robyn! It came at the perfect time. After years of self-imposed food rules and disordered eating habits I’m finally on a path towards Intuitive Eating (with the support of a great nutritionist and my mental health counselor). I was very much in need of a reminder that (1) craving and eating previously forbidden foods all of the time is for a while at the beginning is normal, and (2) this journey isn’t on an agenda or completed by a “goal date” (and as a Type A agenda loving individual this is huge for me). I love when the universe sends you the exact reminders you need just at the right time! I completely vote for and support a Part 2 (or Parts 2,000 haha). Thanks for all that you do, I know the blog is hard work sometimes, but it does mean a lot to your readers.
I’ll plan on doing some more IE videos – I’m so glad it has been helpful! 🙂
Thinking of you as your continue on this journey!
Megan @ A Continual Feast says
Always love your videos! I like that you ask yourself not only what you want to eat but also how you want to FEEL. So often we neglect that part of the equation! Definitely want to do a better job of checking in with myself before divebombing into my food. 😉
Yes! both are important 🙂
I agree with Kate! This was a great video and definitely a helpful reminder for me right now. I like what you said at the end about how we learn a lot from our lows… my only question for you is what if we feel like we keep having the same pattern of hitting a low, climbing back up, and then falling back down? Are we not learning the lesson? I keep finding myself totally out of balance with food and dreading the feeling of having to get back on track…
I think in those cases, we have to step back and make a PLAN about how we can execute differently or go about things differently…often choosing a plan helps because we know what action to take which can help when emotions are there and can direct us towards our ‘natural inclination”
hope that helps!