Moms, Would You Give Your Last Bite to Your Child?

Would you give up your last morsel, that last delicious bite of food or very last drop of drink if someone asked it of you? So many people wouldn’t. But I would. And I have! Ask anyone that knows me, and they will tell you that without a moment’s hesitation I’d give up my last swig, saved just for down-the-hatch with that last delicious bite. And I’ll even give it to you with a smile. But that doesn’t mean I won’t yearn and mourn and drool for it. I do. I have. But I’d do it again and again!...more
 @feelingbeachie Seriously, Hilary, you are gonna make me cry, Amiga! Now I feel like cooking ...more

Life After An Eating Disorder: No, You Can't Have A Bite!

This wasn't the only time I had gotten territorial about my food. This weird instinct has been one of the harder aspects of my disordered eating to kick. It's only been in the last year or so that I haven't felt that hot flush of anger and fear whenever anyone tried to eat my food or offered to split a dish with me at a restaurant. This is a story of how I modified my behavior. ...more
I get this completely. I suffered from bulimia, and I remember once wrestling my ( very large ) ...more

Can I Get a Bite?

Let's face it, the economy sucks, and American waistlines are continuing to enlarge. As a result, my husband and I have vowed to share entrees when we go out to eat. (As a side note, I'm convinced that servers at restaurants secretly hate us. After we order and say that we're going to share our entree, they always look at us annoyed and sigh as they take the menus away. I'm thinking that they're assuming the tip will be low, but it's not. I always over tip when my husband and I split a meal.) ...more

MealMixer:

Thanks for the advice! It always surprises me when we tell the ...more