‘The Binge Eating Diaries’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Work, Food, and Unnecessary Commentary

By Jacki Monaco

I’m so sick of being the bigger person sometimes (and no, that’s not a knock on my physique!). I’m always soooo concerned with how my words or actions might make someone else feel. But what about my feelings? It’s as if I’m constantly raising my hand, volunteering to lay down, with a sign taped to my back that says, “Come […] Read more »

Work, Food & Unnecessary Commentary

The Binge Eating Diaries: My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

By Jacki Monaco

Without fail, there’s one thing we can promise ourselves during the holiday season… things are going to get emotional. Some of these emotions are welcome, others… we could certainly do without. But if you’re built like me, they all have one thing in common – they make me want to vigorously bite, chomp, chew, sip, and swallow.  If you’re happy […] Read more »

The Binge Eating Diaries - My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

The Binge Eating Diaries: Thanksgiving Is NOT The Last Supper!

By Jacki Monaco

The Big Event The tall bouquet of red, orange, and yellow flowers may be the centerpiece of the table, but we all know that Thanksgiving’s main event is 16 courses of yum… that, for some of us, is served with a side of fear. During the years when I have company for Thanksgiving, I find myself getting a familiar feeling […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Self-Care Prepping For a Solo Turkey Day

By Jacki Monaco

There’s a really good chance that I’m going to be sitting home on my butt all alone during peak Thanksgiving hours this year. Bummer, right? My partner works swing shift and the rest of my family members either live out of town or are heading out of town. Are you in the same boat as I am? Well, at least […] Read more »

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