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Food Relationships

Is it a love-hate relationship? Used to be for me. I loved to eat, then again I hated to eat. Mostly because sometimes what I wanted to eat (and how much I ate) was ‘not good for me’. I used to think I had a food addiction. Now I believe that what I was ‘addicted’ to was the habit of eating certain foods to cope with life struggles. Or maybe to even avoid those issues for a few moments at best. Then there are also the celebration aspects of life centering around food like birthdays and holidays. Eat when...

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Getting Started

So it’s a new year . . . . . are you wanting a new you? Well that can be a good thing, to make changes in yourself, and that can also be overwhelming. If you’re anything like me and most other people, you tend to see ALL your faults and flaws and want them to all be gone! Well, the number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and for years that was my focus too.