Episode 21

Episode 21: Dealing with PMS, or with Feeling “Off,” as a Recovering Binge Eater

In this episode, Kathryn discusses how to avoid letting symptoms of PMS get you off track in recovery.  This episode is not just for women who deal with PMS; it is for anyone who experiences changes in appetite, mood, energy, or cravings. You could apply the advice you hear in this episode to anytime that […]... Read More
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What are Your Motivations for Dieting?

The first urges to binge commonly appear after a period of restrictive dieting.  The binge urges are a primal survival response –  when you restrict food, the primitive part of your brain starts to encourage you to eat as much as possible. To get rid of the binge urges, it’s necessary not only to stop acting on them, but also to get your […]... Read More
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Episode 12: Dismissing Urges to Binge is Not a Dieting Strategy

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, Kathryn explains that the Brain over Binge approach is not a way to become a better dieter.  You’ll learn not to use the strategy of dismissing urges in a way it is not intended.  Kathryn discusses why you should not try to […]... Read More
Episode 9

Episode 9: Avoid Restrictive Dieting to Stop Binge Eating

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, you’ll learn why restrictive dieting is not compatible with binge eating recovery.  Kathryn and Cookie discuss how eating adequately will support your efforts to quit binge eating. Get Kathryn’s free eBook “The Brain over Binge Basics” here Get Cookie’s free eBook and other […]... Read More
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What if Stopping Binge Eating Means Possible Weight Gain?

Recovery from binge eating isn’t about weight loss. Recovery from binge eating is about letting go of a harmful, health-sabotaging behavior, rising above the shame and pain it brought, and moving on with your life. However, the reality is that weight concerns and the desire to lose weight can be present in recovering binge eaters, so the […]... Read More

Paleo eating, my diet, and fudge

     People have asked what I ate during recovery. I didn’t share exact details in my book because I didn’t want people to feel like they should follow what I ate, because everyone has different needs. I certainly didn’t recover because of my diet (I am using the word “diet” in this sense to mean […]... Read More