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    A New Kind of Resolution

    When I hear people talking about New Year’s resolutions, the resolution that comes up most often is, you guessed it, weight loss. Our society is already inundated with it, but especially around this time of year. We hear TV commercials, friends, family and co-workers talking about it.   Continue Reading

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    10 Tips for not overeating this holiday season.

    The holidays are a notoriously difficult time for food and body image. Today we asked our clinical director, Dr. Gail Gnade, and our dietitian, Addie Bramlett, for their top ten tips for not overeating this holiday season. High expectations and holiday stressors can lead to difficult emotions and self-soothing through food.   Continue Reading

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    My Christmas Wish

    Twas’ two weeks before Christmas and all I could see,Was rib roast, beef wellington, and chocolate brownie trees.The fridge was stocked with goodies, hiding behind the door, The last thing I needed was temptation in store.But Christmas was joyful and full of good cheer,But all I was feeling was anxiety and fear.Christmas cookies on the counter, cheesecake nearby, And honey-glazed ham and hot apple pie.Dish upon dish and calories galore,Please, oh please, tempt me no more.Guilt consumes...  Continue Reading

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    The Greatest Christmas Gift of All

    Think back to one of the greatest Christmas mornings you can remember. Was it when you were a kid? You were filled with anticipation.   Continue Reading

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    A Letter To Those Struggling With Alcohol Addiction and the Holidays

    Dear friends,This is one of the most difficult letters I’ve written. I’ve started it countless times, searched for the perfect opening sentence, only to hit the delete button on my computer and start over again. The holidays are here.   Continue Reading

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    Eating Disorders And the Holidays Don’t Have to Be Torture

    You have an Eating Disorder and then the holidays hit. OMG, that’s the worst. All that food, all that pressure to avoid this and don’t eat too much of that.   Continue Reading

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    I Am Me

    At the beginning of the recovery process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. There seems to be more questions than answers. How did I get to this place in my life?   Continue Reading

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    Self love hack: Believe the people you trust

    Today’s guest blog post is brought to you by one of our fabulous alumnus, Recovering Girl.I’ve decided to dedicate the rest of August to some of the *hacks* that helped me develop self love. They are not in any particular order and certainly didn’t all start at one time with the purpose of learning to love myself. It’s really only in retrospect that I am recognizing their significance. I used to argue with people who told me something good about me; sometimes out lou...  Continue Reading

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    The Importance of Patience

    You know that saying, “Good things come to those who wait”?Of course you do. Everyone knows that saying. I know that saying, and yet… I’ve never been very good at that.   Continue Reading

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