7 Lessons Learned from Binge Eating
The truth?... I'm not really happy with my body. There. I said it.
In fact, there are maaaany days when I just am so done with this whole thing I've got going on with food.
Why can't I just feel normal around food?
Why is my eating so "good" for days, months, weeks at a time and then... BOOM! I take a one-way trip to Binge City and the Mayor of the town, who wears donuts for pants and has M&M's where his eyes sho...
10 Lessons Learned On Overcoming Emotional Eating
Thirty years is a long time. It's a long time to live. It's a long time to learn. And it's certainly a loooong time to be living with the nightmare we so delicately call "emotional eating".
Recently I sat down and really thought about what I have learned? Where has this journey taken me? And how can I use that insight to move myself (and you) forward? To be honest, the lessons are too many to count. Mainly be...
Are You Hiding Behind Your Weight?
For most of my life, I was hiding.
As a child I hid behind my mother’s skirt because I was shy. As a teen I hid behind trying to please everybody because I felt insecure. And as an adult, I hid behind denial.
Denial that I was making irresponsible food choices.
Denial that I had the power to change it but chose not to.
Denial that shoving food in my mouth in a junk food frenzy could be considered ...
How I overcame my binge eating nightmare...
Just in case we've never met before, allow me to introduce myself...
Hi! I'm the girl who struggled to lose weight for 20 years and was never satisfied with her body.
It didn't matter how much weight I lost, I never really believed I deserved to be "that girl". You know the one? She's slim. Happy. Eat's what ever she wants and never gains a kilo? Yeah... THAT one.
So, because I knew I couldn't be "H...
People often ask me what to do when you can't stop eating…
And the answer is simple.
I know EXACTLY what to do because I know EXACTLY what is really going on…
I KNOW what it's like to hate not only your body, but yourself as well.
I KNOW what it’s like to have people that should love you no matter what, call you fat.
I KNOW what it’s like to outgrow your fat clothes and STILL feel like you can’t stop eating chocolate.
7 Things You MUST Do To Lose Weight...
I'm not going to lie to you... overcoming emotional eating is not easy.
For sooooo many years I dreamed of inventing a magic pill, or Googling some kind of sucking device that would just blast that fat right off my booty (FYI... if you've found one of these devices, I would still like to know about it!)
But it never happened (insert sad face emoji here).
Weight loss and emotional eating is a minefield. A ...