How to Stop Binge Eating

When wanting to stop binge eating, the traditional choice is to control your food. Just keep all “trigger” foods out of sight and you’ll be alright. But I have to ask, has that ever worked before? It never did for me and it hasn’t for my clients or patients, at least not in the long…

When I exercise, my body changes, and people notice… so I stop.

Crossfit – one of my many exercise plans. I’m the one with the giant tire 😉 Diet and exercise have always gone hand in hand. Each of my weight loss attempts included a nutritional plan and an exercise plan. When I fell off one plan, I fell off both plans. So when I gave up…

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How To Stop Eating at Night

Night eating is not an uncommon problem. Whether that’s eating from the time you get home from work until you go to bed, or from after the kids go down until the wee hours of the morning, or if it’s physically getting out of bed to go eat. All of it is very distressing and…

Meal Planning Without Dieting

Can you reject dieting and still do meal planning? This is a common question from my coaching clients and naturopathic patients alike. And it’s a great one! Understandably, meal planning has some negative associations with dieting. It can be seen as restrictive and completely un-fun. (Is that a word? It should be.) Here is my…

Climbing To Recovery – Blog

Recovering from bulimia, binge eating, or poor body image can feel like climbing Mount Everest! You’re standing there, looking up and you just cannot see the prize. You are at the bottom, looking for the peak because you hear about how great it feels to accomplish such a feat. You feel excited and you are…

Stop Weighing Yourself

“Stop weighing myself? But how will I know if I’m on track?” The scale is a double-edged sword. When it’s saying what you think that it should, it’s your friend and motivator. When it’s not saying what you want, it’s your nemesis. A patient of mine, years ago, was doing a dieting ‘points program’. She…

The Body Positive Movement – Is It Healthy? A Response to The National Sunday Talk

Plus size models are going mainstream. I watched “The Sunday Talk” on “The National” last night with deep interest as they discussed the growing popularity of The Body Positive Movement. Check out the video. Let me begin with the comments being left. This is the heart of the issue. Nasty comments about the “fat cows”,…