‘overcoming binge eating’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

By Jacki Monaco

Here goes nothin’. The original version of what I’m about to share with you was written quickly with shaky, anxious penmanship four years ago. As I open the envelope, I can smell hints of fear, anger, sadness, and hope – the same emotions I felt while writing the most intimate, honest, and important correspondence of my life. I remember how […] Read more »

Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

Inspired by Deflate-Gate: How To Deflate Shame

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Speaking of deflate-gate…how ‘bout we take a PSI or two out of shame. Ok, sorry for the NFL reference. This is not about football – the game or the ball; it’s not about cheating or lying or lying about cheating. Nor will I divulge whether or not, as a long time New Englander, I’m a PAT’s fan…that’ll initiate a different […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Getting Through the Holidays

By Jacki Monaco

Okay ladies (and gents!). We made it through Thanksgiving… one of (if not THE) biggest “food” holidays out there. And as a recovering binge eater, it remains one of the most challenging days of the year for me. For a lot of people, it’s the ONE day of the year when it feels socially acceptable to completely overeat. But for […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: It’s Not All About Me

By Jacki Monaco

The Binge Eating Diaries are a regular column written by Jacki Monaco, who came to Green Mountain several years ago struggling with binge eating. We hope that sharing her insights and experiences as she overcomes binge eating will help you. People who don’t know me very well probably wouldn’t guess the truth. I’m a good listener and I pour sparkling […] Read more »

binge eating diaries - not all about me

Ten Tips for Overcoming Overeating

By Lisa Claudia Briggs

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. 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. Although we may want to […] Read more »