Episode 54

Episode 54: Stop Purging in Binge Eating Recovery: Interview with Ali Kerr

In Episode 54, Kathryn discusses purging with Ali Kerr, the author of The Binge Code and the Bulimia Help Method, and the founder of HealED coaching. Ali talks about her experience overcoming self-induced vomiting and binge eating, and gives useful advice to help you put an end to harmful purging behaviors. There were several resources […]... Read More

Episode 53: What Can Hold You Back in Binge Eating Recovery, Part 2: Weight Obsession (Interview with Katherine Thomson, Ph.D.)

In Episode 53, Kathryn talks to Katherine Thomson, Ph.D. about weight obsession and how it can affect recovery from binge eating. You will learn ways to have a healthier perspective about your weight so that you can successfully overcome your eating issues. Sign up for the Brain over Binge 8-Week Course HERE *Learn about course […]... Read More
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When Eating Healthy Becomes Unhealthy – Guest post from Elisa Oras

I have a guest blog post to share, from Elisa Oras. She is the author of the new book, BrainwashED: Diet-Induced Eating Disorders. How You Got Sucked In and How to Recover.  I asked her to address a topic that I do not have as much personal experience with: orthorexia. Orthorexia is characterized by the extreme or excessive […]... Read More
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Facing Fear in Binge Eating Recovery (and Life!)

*Update 2019: I wanted to update this 2012 post because I’ve been thinking about how fear can sometimes discourage binge eaters from making the changes they desire. I also thought about this post (and my prior driving fear that I talked about here) during a 22-hour road trip that I just returned from. I was […]... Read More

“Triggering” Numbers (Weight, Calories), and Portia De Rossi

     Portia De Rossi’s (Portia DeGeneres) new eating disorder book Unbearable Lightness has received some criticism for centering too much on weight, calories, and food and exercise rituals.  Portia uses numbers (describing her weight, calorie intake, and exercise) extensively, and some critics say there is danger the book will give weight loss “tips” to […]... Read More