A Mindless Evening Leads to a Mindful Morning

Today’s post is another from alum Lisa Ann Citarella. We were supposed to have her authorship up on the blog today, but somehow that fell through the cracks. But we’re letting you know to expect more from Lisa as she shares her experiences moving to a better place with her eating and herself. This morning […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: We CAN Just Do It!

I did something crazy. Me, myself, and I took Nike’s famous words of wisdom – and we just did it… I Wasn’t Feeling Up For My Regular Gym Routine I was on my way to the gym after work the other day – and I just couldn’t bear the thought of going through with all of the […]

Our New Binge Eating Pathway Series

Out of control. Depression. Shame. These are feelings women who binge eat know all too well. But there is something you can do right now to take your life in a new direction. If you struggle with Binge Eating, sometimes known as Compulsive Eating, we have a new series at Green Mountain at Fox Run. New Binge […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: The Moment of Truth

I Really Thought I Was About To Binge Thursday July 24, 2014 – 6:35 PM I’m standing in front of the donut shelves at a grocery store. Right now. I’m typing this on my phone. Thursday July 24, 2014 – 9:30 PM That’s when I got a call. I’m home now. And my head is […]

From Shame to Binge Eating to Body Acceptance: One Woman’s Journey

The following post originally appeared on the Health at Every Size® (HAES) blog, which is owned and operated by the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). ASDAH is an international organization that works tirelessly to promote a new “peace movement” — one that measures health by many factors, including the right to be peaceful in your […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: Making The Switch To A Healthy Lifestyle

It hasn’t been an easy road. There have been hurdles to jump over, rocks to trip over, and mountains to climb… or shall I say – cakes to jump over, spaghetti to trip over, and ice cream sundaes to climb? (Just some good old-fashioned food humor to start us off today, eh?) Over the past […]

Beyond Food: What Are You Really Hungry For?

Have you ever been half way through your meal and realized that you are full, but continued to clean your plate anyway? And then maybe proceeded to go back for seconds or right to the dessert because, well, it’s there. Then that “stuffed” feeling kicks in followed by the regret and self-flagellating thoughts around eating […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: Fitness For Weight Loss

I have this fuzzy but intense memory of jogging to and from my car to get something. What I was getting and where I was headed after aren’t the important pieces of this memory. It’s the feeling. I wasn’t jogging because I was in a rush, but because for the first time in a very […]

An Interview with Weight Loss Blogger, Authentically Emmie, Part II

The author of one of our favorite blogs about weight loss, and one of our top-35 healthy weight bloggers, Authentically Emmie, answers a few questions from Green Mountain on what she has learned along her inspiring journey. Depression has been part of your life. What is your best advice for someone who deals with depression […]

Struggling with Night Eating? Have You Tried the TV Diet?

TV May Play A Role In Overeating or Eating At Night Here at Green Mountain at Fox Run, clearly we do not advocate trying diets, in the sense of a diet being a restrictive pattern of eating. However, I will occasionally joke about people going on a TV diet. When night eating, overeating, or eating […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: Dieting Makes People Fat

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. [div class=”callout-right”]Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com.[end-div] Every time I’ve adhered to the strict rules of […]

Ten Tips for Overcoming Overeating

Overcome Overeating Starting With These 10 Tips If I could condense my tips for overcoming overeating in a pretty little package for you, this would be it. [step]1[/step]Make the Decision When it’s time to make a real change, it takes a real commitment. Making time and space both emotionally and in your schedule is essential. […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: Dressing for Today

Exposing Body Image Issues and their Impact on Binge Eating [div class=”callout-right”]Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com.[end-div] I vividly remember being 70 pounds heavier than I am now in long sleeves and long pants… when it was hot as hell outside. […]

Social Eating: Staying in Your Comfort Zone

Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about successfully overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured recently on CNN.com. Eating with Friends: Fitting In Without “Filling Up” I’ve written about social eating in previous blogs in a variety of ways…events, holidays, buffets, etc. But you can’t just stick a fork in this […]

Am I Addicted to Food?

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 […]

The Morning After Overeating at Night

Springing Back The Day After Binge Eating 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 […]

How Do I Stop Overeating at Night?

Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about successfully overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured recently on CNN.com. Ever had this conversation with your fridge? Dinner is over. It’s barely 7:00 PM. I’m not going to bed for at least another 5 hours. I can hear the faint hum of the […]

5 Reasons You Keep Overeating at Night

Overeating At Night Can Be A Hard Habit To Break It’s predictable. Whether it’s before or after dinner, Christina regularly finds herself staring into the refrigerator or pantry, looking for something to eat. She’s not sure she’s really hungry but it feels like she needs to eat.  Does that scenario sound familiar? It seems all your resolve […]

Remove the Labels & Heal Your Binge Eating

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and many practitioners and organizations are in the midst of supporting women that struggle with their bodies and managing their eating. If you don’t know me, I can tell you that I struggled with binge eating disorder beginning when my dad […]

When Emotional Eating Feels Like The Answer… Take A Bite Out of Loneliness Instead

Loneliness and Emotional Eating Why I get a little lonely: 1. Work Space Bubble: I currently work for an entrepreneur in her home along with one other employee. This lack of social interaction can lead to loneliness and contributes to the familiar reflex of “hand into lunch bag to retrieve snack” because… Loneliness + Food […]