‘Emotional Health’

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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Body Image and Beauty Redefined

By Marsha Hudnall on 04/28/2014

Taking Back Beauty for Females Everywhere Today’s Q&A is with Lexie Kite, PhD, and Lindsay Kite, PhD, who founded the website Beauty Redefined, dedicated to taking back beauty for females everywhere by teaching them to rethink the ideas of “beautiful” and “healthy” they’ve learned from for-profit media that thrive off female insecurity. As a non-diet health retreat for women, Green […] Read more »

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