Posts tagged support groups

"I Eat Until I Hurt and I Cannot Stop. Help!"

I got an email from a young woman the other day who seems to have been bouncing between different disordered eating behaviors for a few years and is… read 

What Steps Did You Take Toward Food Sanity, and In What Order?

    So, imagine you realize you have an eating problem and finally decide to seek help. You go through some intensive therapy—maybe even in-patient—but when it’s over,… read 

Do You Believe Bingeing (and Purging) Could Actually Be an Addiction?

I got a long letter from reader Ingrid, 23, in which she told me a bit of her story with food and her body (read it here).… read 

How Early Did Your Food Issues Being? This Woman Was a Binge Eater at 8 Years Old

Today the anonymous blogger from Confessions of a Compulsive Overeater is sharing a bit of her story with us. I love hearing how things just sort of snapped… read 

How Has Having a Healthier Relationship With Food Changed Your Life?

Hi all! You may or may not have noticed that I’ve been a little more quiet than usual. I’m nearing the manuscript delivery deadline for my book, and… read 

Trigger Foods: To Eat or Not to Eat? That is One Reader's Question

We’ve talked a lot around here about what triggers binges: stress, loneliness, keeping quiet when we want to speak out. But some emotional eaters—and researchers too—believe that certain… read 

It's Time to Talk About it: Binge Eating and Sexual Abuse

Research shows that people who experience trauma during childhood such as physical, sexual or verbal abuse are more likely to grow up to have eating disorders and/or addictive… read 

Could Speaking Up Help You Get Sane About Food?

I was talking to a friend a few weeks back about the mutual experience of eating instead of speaking up or using our voices. This idea is something… read 

Do You Eat When You Have Nothing to Do? Here's Help.

A great, insightful Q from reader Marina, who just turned 20. Hope her situation helps shed some light on your own…and as always, feel free to weigh… 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