Breaking An Eating Habit Is Like Breaking Any Habit

It is not like me to go so long between posts, but I have been busy working on breaking a habit myself!  Yes, I too am human and have things to work on. Overeating is not my issue, in fact at present, my eating tendencies are quite the opposite.  Life has thrown a curve ball, as[…]

One of My Recent Creations

Knit Your Way into a Smaller Size

I have been considering bringing knitting into my weight loss groups.  An article about the benefits of knitting has me even more convinced that this would be a great idea! It seems obvious that knitting and other hand crafts reduce stress and keep one’s hands occupied, making it easier to avoid mindless eating and stress-related overeating, but did[…]

Some Thoughts on Emotional Eating to Chew On

I saw this quote and thought it was insightful . . . and I thought “Hey, this definitely applies to emotional eating.” Pain is not wrong. Reacting to pain as wrong initiates the trance of unworthiness. The moment we believe something is wrong, our world shrinks and we lose ourselves in the effort to combat[…]