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Episode 48: Q&A: Impulsive vs. Planned Binges / Thoughts of Purging Before Binges

In Episode 48, Kathryn address two questions. The first deals with the difference between an impulsive binge and a planned binge, and the second addresses how to handle thoughts of purging that encourage you to binge.  You’ll also receive information about the upcoming coaching audios that will be available by the end of this month […]... Read More

I Rarely Eat Sugary Cereal, and I Never Feel Restricted: Healthy Changes after Recovery, Part II

I don’t have a rule against eating sugary cereal, and I actually do eat cereal sometimes, but the vast majority of the time, it’s not the kind I used to crave when I was dieting (and the kind I’d binge on too). Greatly reducing my cereal intake – and almost completely eliminating sugary varieties – […]... Read More
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Episode 39: Q&A: Giving up the “Pleasure” of Binges / Emotional Attachment to Binge Eating

In this Q&A episode, Kathryn addresses two questions – the first about giving up the secondary benefits (pleasure) of binges, and the second about breaking the connection between binge eating and emotions. Get the free eBook “The Brain over Binge Basics” (You will also receive the Brain over Binge monthly newsletter*) *The newsletter will be […]... Read More
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Indulging in Food, Part 3: Getting over Overindulging

This is the third and final post in my blog series on indulging in food. If you have not read Part 1 and Part 2, I recommend you do that before continuing with this post. In those previous two posts, I talked about what indulging may mean to you, how you can think about indulging, […]... Read More
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Enjoy Your Food: Giving up binge eating does not mean giving up food pleasure

I want to share a blog post from my good friend Emily, who is a health writer, called The Food Enjoyment Equation (copied below as it is no longer available online). It describes such a simple, but powerful idea about enjoying our food. To a binge eater, the idea of enjoying food in normal amounts can seem […]... Read More

Drug Addict Status

     If you are a binge eater, even if you have never seen the research, you know that there are similarities between food addiction and drug addiction. A recent study showing that you can get hooked on food the same way you can get hooked on drugs is detailed here: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/04/04/food.drug.addiction.same.to.brain/index.html This study found what binge eaters […]... Read More