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Compared to Who? Body Image for Christian Women

with Heather Creekmore

Feeling Awkward Around Food and Aging? Me Too

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Today we take a pause to remember what this show is really about. We've spent a lot of time over the past few months talking about food, intuitive eating, and related issues. But, today we revisit the purpose of this show--to help you break free from body image issues and to help you see clearly the way the body image idol works to deceive us. If you are listening to the show and still feeling awkward around food or feeling uncertain about how to navigate a changing body, don't worry. You are not alone.

In this episode, Heather talks through how she's feeling awkward around food and aging. Here are some of the topics covered in today's show:
  • Heather shares a personal story of how she recently begged God to let her go back to dieting and disordered eating.
  • We talk about why we feel so pulled towards diets and food plans and structure when it comes to our bodies.
  • We discuss how it's good to see your body as good, but how the temptation to make your body "better" doesn't let us sit in that "good" place for long.
  • We look at how controlling food and our appearance can be an addiction.
  • We examine the reality that feeling awkward with food is part of the process of this journey.
  • Heather uncovers the reality that the struggle is real, but there is great hope for change.
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April 01, 2022
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Heather Creekmore writes and speaks hope to thousands of women each week inspiring them to stop comparing and start living. Her first book Compared to Who? encourages women to uncover the spiritual root of body image issues and find freedom. Her latest release, The Burden of Better, offers women a journey into the depths of God's grace to find a way off the treadmill of constant comparison. Heather has been featured on Fox News, Huff Post, Morning Dose, Church Leaders, and For Every Mom, along with dozens of other shows and podcasts. But she's best recognized for her appearance as a contestant on the Netflix hit show, Nailed It. Heather and her fighter-pilot-turned-pastor husband, Eric have four children and live in Austin, Texas.

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