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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
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Are You Ready for Recovery? … or do you need to solve other problems first?

This post was originally written in 2014.  I’m updating it now in September 2018. —————– In February of 2013, I was interviewed by Alen Standish of the Quit Binge Eating Podcast (now called the Progress Not Perfection Podcast).  Alen, who has been a colleague and personal friend of mine since the time of the interview, now […]... Read More
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Overeating, Part II: Don’t Overdo Self-Control

(This is the second post in my blog series on overeating. You can find Part I here. ) To recover from binge eating, you are not aiming for heroic control of everything you put in your mouth; and this is very important when it comes to discussing overeating. Ending binge eating is not about ending all […]... 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