This is a topic I hear about a lot because I have been a fat rights activist/author for 25 years. There is a growing community of people in health-related professions who have, since the mid-80s, developed an approach called Health At Every Size. It's a response to the mainstream culture's weight-based definitions of health and focus on weight-loss goals. A HAES approach includes trusting one's internal hunger and satiety cues.
If anyone is interested, I'd recommend an internet search on...
- Health At Every Size
- intuitive eating
Some resources, among the thousands possible...
- The Diet Survivors Handbook, by Matz and Frankel
Best! - Marilyn Wann
Been there. Done that. Went back for more. But this time, I took this tiny ad with me: