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.
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!
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.”
“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
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
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!
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