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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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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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