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 

Why It's Important to Tell The Person You're Dating About Your Food Issues

I got a great email from a reader, Jen, last week that I just had to share. It’s an example of how opening up and being vulnerable—and… read 

Do You Ever Mix Up When You're Thristy and When You're Hungry?

I don’t know about you, but a big part of my struggle with food and body stuff stemmed from not being very connected with my actual physical body… read 

Why Weight Ups and Downs Don't Matter As Much As You Think

We like to talk about little victories here at—but I’ve realized a victory lately that is anything but little. (At least it seems that way to me!) Here… read 

Not Letting Body Image Spoil Summer Fun

Hey HealthyGirl readers!  My name is Erica, and Sunny has been kind enough to let me guest blog here every so often. I’m 22 years old, but I… read 

How to Exercise For The Right Reasons—and Feel Better About Your Body

Some of you know Trish from her comments here on—she’s been a regular reader almost since the beginning. I first got to know her when she asked… read 

Part of Being Sane About Food is Enjoying Eating!

At one point in my recovery, I thought that I had to give up my enjoyment and the real joy I took in food and flavors in order… read 

This Video Might Make You Mad

The technology you’re about to see is kind of amazing, but the applications? Notsomuch. With software like this it’s just too easy to make pictures of people into… read 

How Do You Get Over the Dreaded "Morning After A Binge" Feeling?

Anyone who’s ever binged late at night knows what the morning after feels like: Bloated, sluggish, hung-over, heart-burny, and most of all guilty. The physical effects feel bad—but… read 

Talking to Family About Their Relationship to Food

Yesterday I was eating dinner with my Mom and Dad and the topic came up of my writing posts for Between bites of roasted chicken, my Dad… read