‘Real Women’s Stories’

Healthy Weight Week: The 2015 Healthy Body Image Hero

By Marsha Hudnall

Each year, we select a body image hero, someone who has taken a stand during the year or over the years, to make a difference in the way that women think about their bodies. Last year we honored Francie Berg, founder of Healthy Weight Week 22 years ago and  a pioneer in the move away from diets and body loathing. […] Read more »

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Keeping Fitness Going When the Feet Say No

By Beth Turchi

If it’s not one thing, it’s another….Beth tells us how she keeps going even with the kind of challenges that life often presents. I have bad feet.  Really bad feet. I’ve had major surgery on the right twice (to remove bone fragments) and have plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis in both. I suppose it was all that crazy dancing in the […] Read more »

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Are You a Diet Addict?

By Beth Turchi

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to…magic weight loss solutions. If only…. I’m an addict! I had no idea.  I mean, really, I had no idea that I am a diet addict until yesterday when I saw a piece on Yahoo about Jessica Simpson. Simpson Ticks Off Weight Watchers Seems Weight Watchers is ticked off that she espoused […] Read more »

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Holiday Musings: Learning from Overindulgence

By Beth Turchi

Beth is back with a story that many of us might relate to, especially during this time of year. I got drunk. Not “slightly inebriated” or “in my cups” but “three sheets to the wind”.  Well, maybe only two but I was certainly feeling no pain. Last Tuesday night I hosted (thank goodness, no drinking and driving) the annual Christmas […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Emotional and Binge Eating Intensive Workshop 2014

By Jacki Monaco

It’s about 1:00 pm when I pull into Green Mountain. It’s the third time in four years that I’ve made my way up Fox Lane, heading toward the place that would, did, and still is changing my life. The sky is clear and the ground is coated in a thin layer of vanilla snow. It looks magical from the outside, […] Read more »

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