‘Emotional Eating’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Addicted To Food

By Jacki Monaco on 06/12/2014

Am I Addicted to Food? I’m biased because of my relationship with food, but I’ve always thought that being addicted to food was one of the most challenging addictions a person could have. Please don’t get me wrong – I’m not downplaying other forms of addiction. Being an addicted to anything at all can be all-consuming, maddening, and downright frightening. […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: 4 Steps for Overcoming Food Obsession

By Jacki Monaco on 05/15/2014

I’ve Been Held Hostage By Food Obsession I have sat, frozen in fear. My butt glued to my chair, but my mind already pillaging the cabinets, torn between obedience, my obsession with food, and the physical act of eating. To this day I still struggle with food obsession. Some weeks, food is merely a part of my life as nourishment. […] Read more »

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After Bariatric Surgery: Why Lifestyle Change Matters

By Robyn Priebe on 04/30/2014

For Success: Support Pre and Post Bariatric Surgery At Green Mountain at Fox Run we often work with women who are either preparing for bariatric surgery or are looking for support post surgery.  I interviewed Liliana, one of our participants who had a sleeve gastrectomy, to learn about her experience with the surgery and how what she learned at Green Mountain […] Read more »

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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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Am I Addicted to Food?

By Robyn Priebe on 03/26/2014

Before You Label Yourself As A Food Addict At Green Mountain, it’s very common for me to hear women state that they are addicted to food, and more specifically, sugar. “I just can’t eat sugar. Once I start eating I just cannot stop.”  “If I don’t eat sugar, I don’t seem to crave it much, but once I start eating it the […] Read more »

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