‘The Binge Eating Diaries’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Have You Thanked Your Body Lately?

By Jacki Monaco

Doesn’t it feel awesome to know that you’re appreciated? I make it a point to say thank you and show my gratitude for even the most miniscule things. I want other people to know that I see them, hear them, and treasure them completely. But I’m not always sure that I mean what I say. Sometimes, I think that my […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Foods, Moods, and ‘Tudes

By Jacki Monaco

For me, three things happen after a binge or a bout of emotional overeating. Number one: The diet mentality that I thought I’d kicked to the curb swoops in for a bitch slap… “You ruined it! All the hard work we put in! Knock it off!” Number two: My body literally feels like crap. My joints are achy, my face […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: A NOTEworthy Form of Self-Care

By Jacki Monaco

Do you ever walk into the kitchen and just stand there thinking, “Crap”? I still do this a few times a week, unsure if I should grab everything I can and run like hell before someone catches me… or if I should turn around empty handed and sob fiercely until the moment passes. I haven’t binged in a long time, […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Now I Want To Be Strong

By Jacki Monaco

Do I want to be strong? You mean strong-willed? So that I don’t overeat? Um, yes. I have been striving for that my ENTIRE life. No? Hmmm… Oh! You mean strong like that Planet Fitness commercial: “I lift things up and put them down.” I mean… I personally don’t care about lifting objects… I just want a man to be […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Top Self-Care Accessories of 2015

By Jacki Monaco

Welcome to today’s installment of The Binge Eating Diaries! Today, we’re doing a deep dive into something a little shallow… stuff ‘n things! Goods ‘n gadgets! Now, I’m constantly working on bettering myself from the inside out, but sometimes the perfect item from my accessory arsenal can make this process a little easier (and a whole lot more fun.) This […] Read more »

The Binge Eating Diaries Top Self-Care Accessories of 2015