How Being A House Guest Made Me Think About My Relationship To Food

I hope you all had lovely long weekends! A bit of time has passed since I’ve written regularly for healthygirl, and I was excited when Sunny asked me… read 

What to Do When Someone You're Dating Makes You Feel Fat

I remember in high school, a boyfriend made a comment once about my hands being “crazy big.” He didn’t call me fatso, or tell me I was ugly,… 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 

Has the Number on the Scale Ever Ruined Your Whole Day? reader Carly, 20, is having some trouble with her scale—as in, the number she sees on it in the morning is dictating her moods. Sound familiar? Yep,… read 

Hey, Wait, I Thought You Said Things Would be Perfect When I Got "Normal"!

First let me say, I am in no way looking a recovery horse in the mouth. I am so grateful to be recovered from binge eating disorder and… read 

What's the Worst Thing You've Ever Said About Your Own Body? Admit it, and Quit it!

I have been more body-conscious than usual lately. Not hateful, not loathing, not obsessive, but…conscious. You regular readers know why. As much as it hasn’t become pathological, part… read 

Have You Guys Seen That Fat-Camp Show, HUGE?

Calling it a fat-camp show is actually really unfair. I kinda just did that to get your attention. The fact is, HUGE is one of my favorite new… read 

OK, I Know This Sounds Cheesy, But: Have You Talked to Your Inner Child Lately?

You guys know that I’ve been struggling a bit to get back into my usual balanced lifestyle, and that I haven’t felt like I’ve had enough time of… read 

Eating What You Want, When You Want To: Can It Possibly Work?

Today the anonymous blogger from Confessions of a Compulsive Overeater is back to share about her foray into intuitive eating. We’ve talked about this philosophy at before,… read 

Have You Ever Dated a Binge-Eating Enabler? I Kinda Married One Once

After that rousing discussion we had the other day about how important it can be to tell the person you’re dating about your food issues, I got to… read