‘Emotional Eating’

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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The Morning After Overeating at Night

By Jacki Monaco on 03/20/2014

Springing Back from a Food Hangover When you think “hangover,” you probably think booze! Waking up with that famous pounding headache, stomach flips and vision that is no longer 20/20. Your hair even hurts. While it does have some similarities, “The Food Hangover,” which results from bingeing or overeating at night, runs a bit of a different course. For me, it looks a little something like […] Read more »

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