Category: Real Stories

What it Takes to Go From Feeling Sick, Stuffed and Awful to Feeling Strong and Happy

Many thanks to reader Jen, 30, for this inspiring Real Story. More proof that recovery is possible for all of us, guys! xo…Sunny In the summer of… read 

Real Story: Is Extra Food is Cluttering Up Your Life?

Sorry we didn’t have a post yesterday, guys—Morgan’s away and I was working on the book all weekend! But always keep checkin’ back; isn’t goin’ anywhere. I… read 

Real Story: Eating From The Trash Bin…And Other Things Binge Eaters Have In Common

Ever tried to explain binge eating or the compulsion to overeat to a “normal” eater? Yeah, they usually don’t get it. There are some things that only another… read 

Sometimes Sharing Your Story Can Help…Do you have a Real Story to Share?

Happy last Friday of January! I hope the first month of 2010 has started off well for you all! Sunny and I are excited about about getting the… read 

When Did You Know You Had a Problem With Food?

Today we have a guest post from a lovely young woman named Lauren. She asks an interesting question…I’ll answer in the comments. Hope you do too. The bigger… read 

Real Story: TV, Nachos and Secrecy

Thanks to Erica, 21, who’s sharing her very honest, inspiring Real Story today. She’s proof that you can get better! xo…Sunny I cringe when thinking back to the… read 

Real Stories: "I Took Adderall To Lose Weight"

Ever felt so desperate to stop your bingeing and get thin that you took drugs or diet pills? Yep, so did reader Amanda, 20. When she went… read 

Why It's So Hard To Admit That You Have A Food Problem

Big thanks to reader Jenn whose question brought up a super-important issue: how hard it is to even admit that we have a problem with overeating. Q: First… read 

If You've Ever Had a Problem With Food, This Girl's Story Will Make You Cry

I relate to just about every comment I read here on—and to every email I get from readers. But once in a while, someone writes in with… read 

Real Stories: How Maggie Stopped Bingeing

“Everyone, everywhere deserves to be at ease with themselves and their bodies.” That is the motto of Sprout Yoga—an organization dedicated to providing yoga to those healing from… read