Before Eating Off Track: If you’ve decided to commit to a healthy eating plan but find yourself reverting to old habits or feeling tempted by foods that you know are unlikely to help get you to your goal, you’re not alone. Don’t beat yourself up! Old habits die hard, and
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So, you had another binge followed by the usual verbal barrage of self-inflicted unmerciful cruelty. Somehow, your inner critic’s efforts to keep you in line with your food plan failed again, because low and behold, the pattern repeats itself. Want a different outcome than binging? Binge and Behavioral Chain
It’s common knowledge that one of the biggest struggles after weight loss surgery is relationships and marriages. There are many reasons that marriages fail after WLS. Many people freak out that they will succumb to this statistic once they have weight loss surgery. To unravel the mystery and separate fact
Sugar and Cocaine: Sugar continues to be in the news for all its adverse effects on the body and the brain. For many, sugar is a reward substance, a treat for good behavior, an escape from negative stressors, and a final exclamation point after a great meal. However, even though
Why is it so hard to stop emotional eating? It seems simple enough, right? Make a decision to stop giving in to those "pesky emotions" that cause you to overeat, then follow through. Viola, emotional eating no more! However, we all know that it is not that simple, but the
Transform Body Hate Into Body Love “I’ll feel better it when I can fit into those jeans.” “If I could just weigh what I used to I’d look so much better.” “My body sabotages everything I try to do to be healthy.” “I hate my body!” Have you ever had
How You Can Break Free From Emotional Eating: Emotional eating gets a "bad rap" sometimes. Mention the phrase emotional eating, and many people will share stories of the last time they found themselves wrist-deep in a carton of their favorite ice cream. Many people ask me how to "turn off"
Change Your Relationship with Food: It is an unfortunate reality that many of us have struggled with our weight and continue to do so. We have all tried the latest fad diet from South Beach to the Mediterranean along with the exercise trend du jour. Sometimes we see some moderate
Do you have a problem dealing with difficult emotions without food? For many, food and excess eating is literally their best friend. It is always there for them to access in any amount. It fictitiously gives a quick way out of what is truly bothering them. It can artificially fulfill
Do you have a healthy relationship with food? Check out how you can develop a healthy relationship with food: Everyone has thought about their weight and body image from time to time. During the past year, under the pandemic restrictions, many of us have become even more familiar with ourselves.