Lisa’s Story: Self Care Coach

March 28, 2017 / No Comments

With twenty years of coaching experience, Lisa Capehart calls herself a “Self Care Coach.” But it wasn’t always that way. Lisa started dieting at an early age and clearly remembers taking boiled eggs to school in her lunchbox in the fourth grade. She continued to diet off and on...

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Jessie’s Story: Putting the pieces together

January 11, 2017 / No Comments

During this authentic and inspiring interview, Jessie openly discusses her struggle with an eating disorder and her discovery of yoga and mindful eating.

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Bernadette’s Story: From a Program to a Process

December 9, 2016 / No Comments

Like many of us, Bernadette’s journey included body shame, rigid eating, and emotional eating. In this interview, she described this way: Food was something I treated myself to or tortured myself with. While searching for answers after following a very rigid but only temporarily successful ...

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Cheryl’s Story: Finding joy by showing up

February 2, 2016 / No Comments

"I always thought that happiness was what happened when you got what you wanted," Cheryl Harris MPH, RD explains in this interview. Then she learned about finding joy by showing up.

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Paulette’s Story: From Emotional Eating to Freedom

September 29, 2015 / No Comments

Paulette had been coping with food and struggling with emotional eating from a young age. In this interview she talks about her journey to freedom.

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Jenn’s Story: Learning to love herself

July 15, 2015 / No Comments

At 35 years old, Jenn says she has 35 years of habits. For Jenn, it was “the emotional attachment that I had made to food, not my lack of self-discipline or lack of knowledge about nutrition that was really causing the stumbling block for me. I just don’t think I had the right tools t...

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Nicole’s Story: Recovery from Binge Eating Disorder – “I deserve it!”

June 19, 2015 / No Comments

In this honest and moving audio, Nicole describes how, after thirty years of bingeing, she is now able to live a bigger life than she ever thought possible!

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Gretchen’s Story: A Weight Off Her Shoulders

May 20, 2015 / No Comments

Gretchen explains, “I became obsessed with food, logging, and exercise. I’d go through my ‘I hate my body' times. I was plagued by it. Slowly the other things I loved fell away. It felt tragic, but I didn’t know what else to do. I felt so sad, but I continued to log every bite.”

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Monica’s Story: No longer afraid of hunger

January 27, 2015 / No Comments

“We’ve been hooked – hook, line, and sinker – we’ve swallowed it whole!”, Monica says about our culture’s focus on dieting and weight. “Like a lot of women out there, I had been dieting since I was a teenager. My parents often compared me to my younger sister who is taller, slimmer, and has...

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Joyce’s Story: I’m Learning About Who I Am

January 17, 2015 / No Comments

Dear Dr. May, I have been wanting to share my personal story with you as you have changed my life. I have been on some sort of diet or other since I was 9 years old!!! You name the diet and I have tried it. I was never successful for long. A few years ago ...

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