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A Foodie Finds Wellness through A New Menu of Fitness & Food

A Foodie Finds Wellness through A New Menu of Fitness & Food

Janet Stark, 52, Ontario Food & Cooking – My Greatest Loves Food and cooking are two of my greatest loves but, like any other love, overindulgence was not the route toward happiness. Since the birth of my children 25 years earlier, my weight had climbed by a couple of pounds per year. I seldom exercised and the results of my overeating […] Read more »

Learning Normal Eating with a Side of Self Care

Learning Normal Eating with a Side of Self Care

Brenda Jay Kelly, 45, Southern California My Idea of A Snack Was A Full Meal Although I am a nurse, it took me 31 years to learn how to eat well. I only knew how I ate growing up, and there were no bowls of fruit on the kitchen counters of my childhood. We lived on heavy, fat-rich foods like […] Read more »

I Overcame Binge Eating by Realizing I Love Myself More than Food

I Overcame Binge Eating by Realizing I Love Myself More than Food

by Jacki Monaco, 24, Los Angeles I began binge eating after three events crammed themselves like square pegs into round holes in my life. There wasn’t enough room within me to handle it all and I turned to food to cope. Event #1 - After my freshman year of college I wanted to lose 30 pounds and I began running four […] Read more »

Giving Up Restrictive Dieting and Finding Long-Term Weight Loss

Giving Up Restrictive Dieting and Finding Long-Term Weight Loss

Rita Solomon, 45, New York I was 19 and wasn’t living my life. I didn’t want to put on shorts or go to the beach with my friends. So, I tried countless diets, lost the weight quickly, and then became caught up in a binge eating cycle and gained it back. Always. The worries about my weight, the restrictive diets, […] Read more »

I Stopped Dieting and Started Listening to My Body

I Stopped Dieting and Started Listening to My Body

Jill Carlson, 38, Chicago I have always had a tumultuous relationship with food and my body. Over the years, I tried every tactic I could to change my body… A Body under Duress Speaks Up Having spent most of my life overweight, I believed I had achieved final and lasting success when I lost sixty pounds over a two-year span. I […] Read more »

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