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Do You Use Food to Calm the Anxiety of Uncertainty?

I was reading yesterday’s  post and thinking about reader Yuki’s concerns about using food during a time when she is about to finish high school and the future… More 

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Why It's So Important Not To Keep Your Eating Issues a Secret

Today I’d like to share a letter from one of the youngest HealthyGirl.org readers I’ve talked to in a while: Yuki, who’s just 15. Please feel free to… More 

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It's Time to Talk About it: Binge Eating and Sexual Abuse

Research shows that people who experience trauma during childhood such as physical, sexual or verbal abuse are more likely to grow up to have eating disorders and/or addictive… More 

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Anxiety, Anger, Making a Mistake or Hunger—What Are Your Biggest Binge Triggers?

HealthyGirl.org Book Club [previous posts] One of my favorite parts of Cynthia Bulik’s book, Crave, is Chapter 4 where she explains the “eating profiles” she’s discovered over the years… More 

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Ever Wish There Was an Instant Fix For Your Food Problems?

Recently, I have been involved in helping a friend seek out ways to make some important and necessary changes in her life (this includes seeing a trained therapist,… More 

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What To Do When Diets Stop Working

“For every diet there is an equal and opposite binge.” —Geneen Roth Most emotional eaters or binge eaters get to a point where their old faithful quick-fix—dieting—stops working.… More 

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How I Got Sane About Food

My story with binge eating disorder began at the age of 14. (Read more about that here.) I read a few books, and went through plenty of talk… More 

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Some (Not-So-Obvious) Things I've Done to Be At Peace With Food and My Body

I’ve filled up five whole moleskin journals over the course of a year (that’s a lot of pages) with my thoughts, worries, goals, rants, whining, etc. It always… More 

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Real Story: Are Those Ho-Hos Calling My Name?

Thank you to HealthyGirl.org reader Stacy, 22, for sharing this tale of  emotional eating and very loud little Ho-Hos. Have you ever felt like a food was calling… More 

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Do You Eat When You Have Nothing to Do? Here's Help.

A great, insightful Q from HealthyGirl.org reader Marina, who just turned 20. Hope her situation helps shed some light on your own…and as always, feel free to weigh… More 

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