Eyes Wide Open: Blog

The Magic Pill

There is a woman in my Senior Spin class that is battling leukemia. Today she came in and made sure...

Thanksgiving With No Regrets

Let’s face it – Thanksgiving Day is a license for Americans to unashamedly overeat, gorging and grazing and stuffing themselves...

The 3 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Weight

Remember Stuart Smalley? He was the self esteem-deprived 12-stepper in the long running SNL skit, “Daily Affirmations With Stuart Smalley.”...

Food Relationships…They’re Complicated

If only it was easy to stop. To stop overeating and indulging in foods that seem to satisfy us, but...

How Does A Food Addict Stop Eating?

By far, the most-asked question I hear in my recovery circles is, “What is abstinence for a food addict?” Abstinence...

Our Bodies, Our Enemies

I recently attended an eating disorder recovery conference. I listened to speakers that shared their success in overcoming addiction, and...

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

As a performer on stage, it is amazing when you can let go of distractions, lose yourself in the music...

What Does Your Future Look Like?

I was honored to be asked to write a guest blog for Florida Beach Rehab!  (www.floridabeachrehab.com)  They are located on...

Hey, It’s Just Food

“It’s Just Food.” Early on in my recovery with food addiction and compulsive overeating this phrase would pop into my...

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