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The Binge Eating Diaries: Candy, Buffets and Weddings… Oh My!

By Jacki Monaco on 11/07/2013

The Binge Eating Diaries is a monthly column by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on surviving and thriving with Binge Eating Disorder.  It’s been quite the month, ladies and gentlemen. I’ve been to Las Vegas to visit my parents, taken my first trip to Disneyland, and attended a dear friend’s wedding (oh, and then there was that whole Halloween thing). […] Read more »

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It’s a Mira-KALE!

By Jacki Monaco on 09/26/2013

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her as she blogs about the victories and challenges of repairing her relationships with food, her body and herself. It’s a Mira-KALE! Last time I posted back in August, I divulged some less than glorious details about my stubborn digestive tract. Well, I have […] Read more »

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The Binge Eater’s Brain: When Health Problems Affect Your Diet

By Jacki Monaco on 08/08/2013

Since coming to Green Mountain two years ago, I have given myself permission to eat. A taste of anything and everything here and there, beautifully wrapped in “normal” portions and topped off with zero guilt. But now my binge eater’s brain is being challenged once again. For the past couple of months my stomach has not been working properly. Let’s […] Read more »

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Acknowledging the Legitimacy of Binge Eating Disorder

By Jacki Monaco on 07/05/2013

Maybe one reason I have self-bullied for so long is that I grew to believe what the rest of the world was saying…or not saying. Until this month, Binge Eating Disorder was a secret – free of a definition, uncategorized, and ignored. Until this month, I was diagnosed with at eating disorder that wasn’t really an eating disorder because it […] Read more »

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