Mindful Eating Programs and Training

Mindful Eating Programs and Training

Personal Stories


Gretchen’s Story: A Weight Off Her Shoulders

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

“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 a

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

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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Dave’s Story: How Mindful Eating Changed My Life…5 Years Later

I still marvel at how so much could have gone so wrong for these last five years, yet the one thing I had struggled with the most throughout my adult life has not been a source of stress at all since I began eating mindfully! It is truly one of the most amazing gifts I ever have been given. Thank you Michelle May for teaching me how to do this, and in the process, helping me get through five years of personal and professional challenges. I am prepared to eat what I love and love what I eat through all of the challenges and adventures to come!

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Nesha’s Story: Letting Go

Editor’s Note: After receiving the lovely email below from Nesha, a participant in a recent Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Retreat, we asked her to share her story. She agreed, saying, “What you’re doing is important and valuable. I want to validate this process! It is truth.” Just wanted you to know

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