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The Binge Eating Diaries: 4 Steps for Overcoming Food Obsession

By Jacki Monaco on 05/15/2014

I’ve Been Held Hostage By Food Obsession I have sat, frozen in fear. My butt glued to my chair, but my mind already pillaging the cabinets, torn between obedience, my obsession with food, and the physical act of eating. To this day I still struggle with food obsession. Some weeks, food is merely a part of my life as nourishment. […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Dieting Makes People Fat

By Jacki Monaco on 04/29/2014

When we embark on a diet, we’re setting sail on a “grand” journey of: Obsession. Success. Bad Day. Relapse. Failure. I’ll Start The Diet Again On Monday. Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com. Every time I’ve adhered to the strict rules of a diet, trying to color in […] Read more »

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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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