Tag:emotional eating
24 09, 2013

Q&A Thursday: Aunt Flo’ And The Cravings

By | September 24th, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|20 Comments

Q: Erika, how do you fight cravings during that time of the month? I'm miserable, can't hit the treadmill, & my appetite is always huge around this time....#ugh! First, I'd have to ask - why can't you hit the treadmill? Even for a walk... you can do something. The answer to this question - as [...]

19 09, 2013

Personal Trainer Chooses To Gain 70+ Pounds And Go From Fit To Fat To Fit

By | September 19th, 2013|BGG2WL, Health News|26 Comments

Since May, Drew Manning has gained about 70 pounds on purpose. And he’s not done yet.

17 09, 2013

Welcome to the Clean Eating Boot Camp, 2013!

By | September 17th, 2013|Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013|251 Comments

A welcome, and your first week of responsibilities!

23 08, 2013

Food Guilt and Food Shaming Are Not Your Friend

By | August 23rd, 2013|It's All Mental|24 Comments

How I personally deal with food guilt, and the unavoidable shame that tends to follow.

15 08, 2013

Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, & Weight Gain: Facing Facts

By | August 15th, 2013|Body Image, My Journey, Social Construct|83 Comments

Do sexual harassment and sexual assault play a large role in our emotional eating and weight problem?

8 08, 2013

A Few Thoughts on Cravings, Deprivation and Indulging

By | August 8th, 2013|It's All Mental|20 Comments

My policy on depriving myself - or not - and indulging - or not.

23 07, 2013

The Comforting Side Of Food

By | July 23rd, 2013|Conscious Consumerism|15 Comments

A few words on "wanting to be taken care of" by a fast food restaurant instead of preserving one's health by cooking at home.

9 07, 2013

The 5 Components of a #ScaleFreeSummer: Goal Measurement – A Bajillion Ways To Measure Progress Without A Scale

By | July 9th, 2013|#ScaleFreeSummer, Running|8 Comments

If I'm not using the scale, how the hell am I measuring my progress?

5 07, 2013

What About Your Friends: Are They Helping Or Hindering Your Progress?

By | July 5th, 2013|Health News, It's All Mental|11 Comments

It's kind of a logical conclusion. We are friends with the people within our circle because they are like us. We're inclined to cling to people who make us comfortable in our own skin - our friends make us comfortable because when it comes to the things most important to us, we are all alike [...]

2 07, 2013

Portraits of Addiction: What Do Your See?

By | July 2nd, 2013|Social Construct|30 Comments

Paintings of women binging on food.

24 06, 2013

The Day I Gave Up The Brownies

By | June 24th, 2013|My Journey|23 Comments

The night before Christmas, and all through the house.. not a brownie was cooking...

1 05, 2013

Q&A Wednesday: Clean Eating, Your Relatives and Criticism

By | May 1st, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|17 Comments

Q: They said my green beans weren't real food because there was no salt or pork...

29 04, 2013

Q&A Wednesday: What If I Don’t Know What’s Making Me Eat My Feelings?

By | April 29th, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|17 Comments

Someone asked me a great question about what to do if you can't figure out what's making you eat emotionally...

28 02, 2012

My Struggle With Quitting Smoking And Weight Gain

By | February 28th, 2012|My Journey|17 Comments

On how quitting smoking can cause weight gain, and how you can beat the habit without the pounds.

28 12, 2011

Self-Compassion: A Key Factor In Weight Loss

By | December 28th, 2011|It's All Mental|18 Comments

How showing ourselves a little - or a lot - of sympathy can help lead to better and longer-lasting weight loss.

9 08, 2010

Welcome To Clean Eating Boot Camp!

By | August 9th, 2010|Clean Eating Boot Camp|80 Comments

Welcome to boot camp! Day 1!