Improve Your Body Positivity While Managing Chronic Illness and Eating Disorders

This co-occurring struggle is complicated, real, and there are very few resources available on the topic. Several years ago I was preparing for a talk on digestive disorders and eating disorders. I stumbled on a qualitative research study exploring the themes related to body image for people with chronic digestive health conditions. I was struck [...]

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2024 – Healing in Community

Today marks the first day of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) with this year’s theme, “Healing in Community.” Historically, during eating disorders (ED) awareness week, I’ve aimed my efforts at clinicians outside the ED profession. This year, I’m taking a different approach and speaking directly to those of us already treating EDs, because in order [...]

Marci’s Annual Book Round-Up for 2023

If you’ve been reading my posts for a bit, you already know that each January (except when I'm on parental leave!) I post an annual book round-up. I share with you some of my favorite books from the previous year with a very quick blurb about how they made my heart sing. If you want [...]

Announcing a Big Change at Marci RD Nutrition

There’s a change happening in my practice that fills me with a whole mixture of emotions. Christine Laker, who has worked with me since 2019 (and even before that as a graduate student and intern!) is spreading her wings and moving on to her own private practice. Christine remains the Regional Nutrition Manager for Renfrew [...]

Ch Ch Ch Changes…

I have been singing the illustrious David Bowie song, “Changes,” while simmering over this month’s newsletter. Fall has always signaled a time for transition and change for me. Something about the start of a new school year, even though I’m no longer in school, lives in my bones. I get re-energized to refocus and reprioritize […]

Why Racism Matters to My Work

Over the past week, I have been filled with a flood of thoughts and emotions related to the death of George Floyd and the resulting groundswell of anti-racist protests. While issues of race in America might not seem directly related to my work as an eating disorder specialist, I wanted to share with you why […]