http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_50___Purpose.mp3 Are you searching for the perfect gift this year? How about a sense of purpose? It sounds so beneficial - something we all need. We know it feels terrible to feel like we don't have a sense of purpose, and that angst can lead to overeating. But guess what? We are purposed. We … Continue reading Episode 50: Purpose
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_49___Unravelling.mp3 I set out to solve the puzzle of my overeating with this podcast. This led me on a journey to unravel everything I thought I knew, and everything I thought I was. Here I am now, 49 episodes later, 49 pounds lost. That unraveling has shown me the reasons why I overeat. I … Continue reading Episode 49: Unraveling
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_48___A_Holiday_Mood.mp3 Every year around this time, a funky mood rolls into my emotional life, a holiday mood. What is it that is challenging about this time of year for some of us? What do I want the holidays to be about? How can I take excellent care of myself no matter the holiday mood? How … Continue reading Episode 48: A Holiday Mood
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_47___Librarian_Exercise_Program_Revisited.mp3 What is the role of exercise for weight loss? If you are like me, it's counter productive to weight loss. My history with exercise was sporadic and intense, and totally ineffective for weight loss, for reasons that surprised me. Join me today for my personal exercise history and what I am doing now.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_46___Dogs__People.mp3 Some days, I flirt with 145 on the scale, and I can say I've lost 50 pounds. In this last phase of active weight loss, I rigorously examine the causes of my overeating. This allows me to anticipate events that have led to overeating in the past. Lucky me, I learned this skill … Continue reading Episode 46: Dogs & People
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episope_45___Play_Your_Hand.mp3 Lately, I've been trying to tell myself that I've been dealt a bad hand of cards. I want to tell myself that if I were dealt a different hand, my outcomes would be different. And I don't stop there. I want to tell everyone about the bad hand I've been dealt. But have … Continue reading Episode 45: Play Your Hand
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_44___The_Lost_Month.mp3 Making progress on my health and wellness goals will never be done on autopilot. Losing 45 pounds has required consistent attention and focus. Sometimes, life gets in the way. Today I’m sharing the story of what I learned from a lost month.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_43___Blamestorming.mp3 What is a blamestorm and how do we tame it? Tune in today for a dispatch from the middle of a blamestorm in sunny Portugal.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_42___In_Medias_Res.mp3 Last week, I was walking down the High Street in Edinburgh, and I saw an El Camino idling at the light with California plates. I watched, stunned, as the car in the front, truck in the back drove off down George Street, and I had so many unanswered questions. Today’s episode is a … Continue reading Episode 42: In Medias Res
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_41___Whac-a-Mole.mp3 When it comes to managing the thought playlist in my brain, both those served up to me by other people and those I create myself, I like to imagine myself walking through life with a badminton racket casually in one hand and a Whac-a-mole mallet in my back pocket. Thriving in my life … Continue reading Episode 41: Whac-a-Mole