Confessions of a Stress Eater

Hello. My name is Cynthia, and I am a stress eater…...more

Eat? Do I Really Eat?

I’m excited to join NaBloPoMo again. The theme for May is Nourish and the first post is “Tell us how you eat: do you sit down to three meals, eat several small meals, or grab a granola bar on the run?”...more

Will you still feed me when I'm sixty-four?

Hoping to reap the supposed health benefits of Greek yogurt, I stopped buying the foil-topped containers of Yoplait yogurt over a year ago. Before hopping on the Greek yogurt bandwagon, I used to share the regular kind with Philip. For a few weeks last spring, he happily consumed it, either allowing me to feed it to him or choosing to spoon it up himself. I celebrated these achievements....more

How Hungry Am I?

I work from home, and have access to food all the time, and when I think I might feel hungry, I need to stop and ask myself 'how hungry am I?'  This is a game you're taught to play in almost any weight loss program.  It's a test of the emergency emotional eating system, and if you're not familiar with it, goes something like this:...more