Can we be Food Addicted?

Can we be Food Addicted?

It’s not how tragically we suffer but how miraculously we live. ~Inspirational Saying   Can we really be food addicts? This sounds absurd, we have to eat. So if we’re addicted to food, what do we do? Stop eating, like the alcoholic stops drinking, or the...
Dieting and Food Addicts

Dieting and Food Addicts

  We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~Aristotle   Before I released excess weight for good and became known as a certified eating disorder specialist (CEDS),  I spent nearly three decades at various arms of diet centers...
Why Are You Writing This Book?

Why Are You Writing This Book?

A few years ago I attempted to retain the services of an editor to assist me with the mechanics of my book on spiritual recovery from food addiction. The first question she asked me was, “Why are you writing this book?” Why? Hmmm. Well, I stammered through a sentence...

Thanksgiving, Binge Eating, and Leftovers

Be comforted dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds. ~Louisa May Alcott, Little WomenThanksgiving should be a day of thanks, a day of praise, a day of gratitude, but often for the food addict it’s a day of all out gobbling. Sure, there’s gratitude but it’s...