Episode25

Episode 25: Compulsive Overeating, Emotional Eating, and Binge Eating: What are the Differences? (Interview with Cookie Rosenblum)

In Episode 25, Cookie Rosenblum returns to the show as a guest to talk about compulsive overeating, emotional eating, as well as a binge eating.  Cookie explains why it’s important to understand the differences, and how to start changing these problematic eating behaviors. Learn more about the Freedom Group HERE (The Freedom Group is Cookie’s […]... Read More
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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Dealing with PMS as a Recovering Binge Eater

Has this happened to you?… You feel like your eating is going pretty well, and you are feeling relatively good in your life, and then suddenly, you start to feel down, and everything seems a little darker and more difficult? At the same time, do you experience an increase in appetite and food cravings? Whether you have recently stopped binge […]... 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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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

Evolutionary Love of Fat

        A new study found a possible mechanism that drives us to overeat fat.  You can read the details of the study here:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43634952/       In short, this study explains (in terms of biological reactions, namely in endocannabinoid signaling in the brain and gut) what we all experience – the drive to have […]... Read More