Bingeing

Let’s Talk About Bingeing

LET’S TALK ABOUT BINGEING Today, I want to talk about Bingeing. Most of you will identify with that word, and although I tend to use the phrase “emotional eating” more frequently, bingeing is really what we are talking about.   I tend to use the phrase ’emotional eating’ deliberately on this FB page, because I…

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#EatingFreely Day 1 – Perfect and Imperfect Planning…

#EatingFreely Day 1 Video from Eating Disorder Recovery on Vimeo. #Eating Freely – Day 1 Diary Notes Breakfast: Potato slices fried in coconut oil, with scrambled egg. Coffee. I cooked two large extra potatoes yesterday when I was making dinner, to have for breakfast this morning. Coconut oil is massively beneficial to our health so…

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#EatingFreely – A Daily Diary Experiment

OK, so I am going to try something new this week. I am going to report onto the page about how I am eating, and exercising, so you all have an opportunity to see how I live my mantra of eating freely, and feeling pretty much guilt free all the time – no matter how…

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Mindful Eating – #EDAW2017 Day 4

Day 4 of Eating Disorders Awareness Week. And again, my theme for this week is to Ditch the Diet, and Find Peace with Food. I am all about MINDFUL Eating – if you are eating mindfully, then it is hard to truly over eat or binge. One guidepost I use all the time with clients,…

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Dieting IS an Eating Disorder…. #EDAW2017 Day 1

It is Eating Disorders Awareness Week this week. I am honoured to have over 2,000 followers on my Facebook page, and I know that a percentage of those followers are ‘officially’ struggling with an Eating Disorder – by that I mean in recovery from Anorexia, or struggling with Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder.   However, the…

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Cravings.

CRAVINGS. They happen for three reasons (not all at the same time): 1. Your body is craving something specific – like magnesium, which may be why you crave something like chocolate. You will learn today and Wednesday about how to begin balancing out your diet PROPERLY with all the essential nutrients and components your body…

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The Rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ In Modern Life….

I was delighted to be interviewed by the Evening Echo newspaper here in Cork recently. The theme of the article is on the concept of ‘Serial Dieting’. So many of my clients, and women in general, are now trapped in a repeated cycle of diet/crash/binge/diet. Starting again every Monday. Starting again every January. Starting again…

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Asking for Help with an Eating Disorder

At it is Eating Disorders Awareness Week, there’s lots of media and social media attention  on the topic of Eating Disorders, and this may be triggering you to reflect on your own situation – and what you can do about it. For anyone who thinks or knows they have an Eating Disorder, but have not…

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