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The Binge Eating Diaries: Dressing for Today

By Jacki Monaco on 04/15/2014

Exposing Body Image Issues and their Impact on Binge Eating Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com. I vividly remember being 70 pounds heavier than I am now in long sleeves and long pants… when it was hot as hell outside. I would choose sweating profusely to […] Read more »

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Social Eating: Staying in Your Comfort Zone

By Jacki Monaco on 04/03/2014

Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about successfully overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured recently on CNN.com. Eating with Friends: Fitting In Without “Filling Up” I’ve written about social eating in previous blogs in a variety of ways…events, holidays, buffets, etc. But you can’t just stick a fork in this topic and call it done. […] Read more »

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The Morning After Overeating at Night

By Jacki Monaco on 03/20/2014

Springing Back from a Food Hangover When you think “hangover,” you probably think booze! Waking up with that famous pounding headache, stomach flips and vision that is no longer 20/20. Your hair even hurts. While it does have some similarities, “The Food Hangover,” which results from bingeing or overeating at night, runs a bit of a different course. For me, it looks a little something like […] Read more »

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How Do I Stop Overeating at Night?

By Jacki Monaco on 03/06/2014

Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about successfully overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured recently on CNN.com. Ever had this conversation with your fridge? Dinner is over. It’s barely 7:00 PM. I’m not going to bed for at least another 5 hours. I can hear the faint hum of the refrigerator whispering to me from […] Read more »

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When Emotional Eating Feels Like The Answer… Take A Bite Out of Loneliness Instead

By Jacki Monaco on 02/20/2014

Loneliness and Emotional Eating Why I get a little lonely: 1. Work Space Bubble: I currently work for an entrepreneur in her home along with one other employee. This lack of social interaction can lead to loneliness and contributes to the familiar reflex of “hand into lunch bag to retrieve snack” because… Loneliness + Food = A Little Less Lonely […] Read more »

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