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What To Do When Diets Stop Working

“For every diet there is an equal and opposite binge.” —Geneen Roth Most emotional eaters or binge eaters get to a point where their old faithful quick-fix—dieting—stops working.… read 

31 Ways to Interrupt the Urge to Binge

For me in the past, sometimes the immediate feelings of a binge are something that can be distracted away until I can then later calmly figure out what… read 

What Does A Healthy Day of Eating Look Like?

When I was in my diet/binge mindset (from the ages of 15 to 25 or so), I thought there was one right way to eat. I believed down… read Book Club: Who Wants a Free Copy of Crave?

Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., author of the first book we’re reading in the Book Club is sending over some free copies! I think we’ll have about eight to… read 

Is It Possible To Focus on Weight Loss and Recovery At The Same Time?

This 20-year-old reader asked me something all overweight overeaters have wondered at one time or another: Can I lose weight and get better at the same time?… read 

Updates: Book Club and Push Ups Challenge!

Hey guys! A couple HG updates: Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How To Stop won the poll for our first Book Club pick. We’ll start officially… read 

How Did Your Mom's Relationship With Food Affect Your Own?

Even though my mom was always naturally slim, she kept her share of calorie counting books around the house. And she used to go on weird juicing kicks—or… read 

Ways to Say Yes to Foods You Love (Without Bingeing)!

Week before last, I posted some tips on how to say no to food offered or given to you that you don’t want to eat. I mentioned that… read 

After You "Mess Up" With Food, Do You Say To Hell With It And Eat Even More?

I so used to. My favorite thing to tell myself after a binge—or even just a small misstep—was, “Screw it. I already messed up anyway, so why not… read 

FOOD-SANITY FRIDAY: Ways to Say No to Food You Don't Want!

@hlthygrl: FOOD-SANITY TIP OF THE DAY: You don’t have to eat or drink something because someone was nice enough to give it to/make it for you.