Powerless Over Food? Let’s Think Again

12-step addiction programs like overeaters anonymous want you confess that you are powerless over food. The evidence that you’re powerless, according to 12-steppers, is that you have the addiction. Of course you’re powerless! You’re an addict! This is the logic. At best, this is nonsense. At worst, it’s a manipulative, cult-like tactic. In the minds of…

By bingecoach August 4, 2019 Off

How to Stick to a Diet

I’ve had a solid week of sticking to my diet! I was shocked when I realized that. And then sad that I was shocked. Do you get it? For my journaling prompt today, let’s use the following: Journal Prompt: I will ALWAYS stick to my diet! (My diet isn’t a diet, really. It’s a nutrition…

By bingecoach May 10, 2019 Off

I Don’t Want to Stop Binge Eating

Every binge eater is conflicted on the inside. Here is the breakdown of the conflict: I want to eat right and be healthy. Binge eating is killing me. vs I want to eat everything in sight and NO ONE can stop me. Most of the time we don’t recognize the pro-binge-eating side of the conflict.…

By bingecoach April 29, 2019 Off

Triple D: Three Universal Steps to Stop Binge Eating

On the thought that there are three universal steps to conquer binge eating, I will outline them here. 1. De-brainwash: Understand the truth about binge eating In many cases, we need to be de-brainwashed due to a history of false narratives pushed by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health industry, 12-step programs and other sources of…

By bingecoach March 13, 2019 Off