‘Real Women’s Stories’

My Strategy to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

By Beth Turchi

You know what’s creepy, scary, and frightening about Halloween? Of course you do, it’s all that bite-size candy. Here’s my issue with the bite size stuff – I can easily make a good decision about ripping open a Big Block: Nope, that’s just too much chocolate for me; I’ll wolf down the whole thing and then feel like crap. It […] Read more »


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 »


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 »