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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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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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