Eliminating Foods in Binge Eating Recovery, Part III

I’ve been talking about eliminating foods, for those who want to do so in order to lead a healthier lifestyle (see Eliminating Foods Part I and Part II).  In this post, I’m going to discuss the importance of replacing foods you are trying to eliminate and how to avoid letting your healthy changes turn into restrictive dieting.  But first, […]... Read More

Eliminating Foods in Binge Eating Recovery, Part II

Continuing on the topic of eliminating foods (see Eliminating Foods, Part I), I want to discuss a possible obstacle you might encounter if you are trying to eliminate unhealthy foods while also attempting to quit binge eating. The reason I want to address this topic is because I’ve heard from many people who truly desire […]... Read More
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Do You Want to Recover?

Since I wrote Brain over Binge, I’ve noticed that a common reason people give for continuing to binge is that they aren’t sure they really want to quit. Even though they may understand why they binge, even though they can recognize the irrational thoughts of the lower brain; they can’t quite convince themselves to ignore those thoughts, […]... 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
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What is Healthy Eating?

In this post, I’m going to address the topic of what “healthy” eating means. This a big topic that one post could not possibly cover, but I’m going to give you some ideas that I hope will help you as you overcome binge eating. Before I begin, you need to know that I am not […]... Read More
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My Book’s Journey: A Mission to Help Binge Eaters

I am awaiting two exciting deliveries: the delivery of the Brain over Binge books to my doorstep, and the delivery of my new baby girl. The baby should arrive in about a week (and we have yet to decide on a name!), and the books should arrive in a little more than two weeks.       Writing […]... Read More