Archive for March 2016


"Why are YOU trying to lose weight?" People used to say this to me all the time whenever they saw me eating a salad at work, drinking a green smoothie or calculating how many calories I burned after a workout.   This question made me so self-conscious I felt as if I would liquefy on…

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When I was secretly struggling with food, one of the things I hated most, that was worse than a.n.y.t.h.i.n.g. else, was how much I thought about food.  Thoughts about food and eating never left my mind.   They wouldn’t shut up. They were constant!    I felt obsessed and my mind was a war zone! …

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A powerful antidote to your anxiety

What do you do when you feel anxious?   I used to eat.   In the past, even before I would open my eyes in the morning, an electrified wave of anxiety would surge through my body.   The only way I knew how to escape it was to eat.   At the time, food…

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