Compulsive Eating

Most people seek juice cleansing for the alleviation of physical health problems and weight loss, which it can help greatly with and is one of the healthiest physical methods for those ends. Today though, I’m excited to discuss how juice cleansing can support us in healing overeating and food addiction. I’ve personally done juice cleanses of many lengths, including […]


Some Changes Around Here

by Courtney on February 26, 2017

Hi Friends, I hope the new year finds you well! It’s a bit late for a happy new year greeting, but as this is the first time I’ve posted this year, better late than never, right? This blog will be a bit different than the blogs you’ve read from me before. I want to get personal […]


Hi friends! I’ve finished a 5-day Juice Cleanse about a week ago, and I told my newsletter subscribers that I’d write about it, so here I am taking to my blog. Some of you are clients of mine right now and were so kind tell me good luck and ask me how I was doing on my […]


Advice From A 10-Year Vegan

by Courtney on November 30, 2015

I’m a little late in posting this; the late summer of this year marked 10 years of veganism for me! There are so many ways people write “veganniversary” blogs, but for mine, I decided to create a Q&A with common questions people ask of me. So let’s dig right in! Q. What were hurdles you went through […]


I have Google Alerts for the terms “compulsive eating”, “overeating” and other similar keywords set up on my email. If you’re not familiar with Google Alerts, you set them up for any phrase or word to be emailed the top news stories and articles on those topics every day. It’s interesting for me as a compulsive […]


But what if they’ll notice I’ve gained weight? What if will they think when they see I’m still not thin. They’ll know I don’t have it all together if they see that I’m struggling with my weight. Many of us are very afraid other people noticing our extra weight. We’re afraid they’ll notice we gained some, we’re […]

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This week, I have become aware of a new invention: a “smart necklace” which purportedly tracks what you eat and drink through throat vibrations for the purpose of preventing overeating. It is an interesting invention from a technological standpoint, but it got me thinking about devices, tools and techniques that many of us buy or […]


Weight, Food, and the Bully In Your Head

by Courtney on January 26, 2015

Many of us who have struggled with compulsive eating and weight have a pretty mean voice in our heads that is either ever-present, or comes out to take swings when the scale moves up or we ate that donut. It might be slightly critical or judgmental, or it might be flat-out abusive. The voice can differ from […]


Hi friends! I wrote Part 1 in this series, called Health & Compulsive Eating: How to Get Through the Holidays, Part 1 a while ago about food and the holidays. This is a series I’m really enjoying writing. All of what I write blends with my personal experience, but this topic is especially important to me […]


Are these scenarios familiar? You go to your family member’s house and they have prepared food for everyone, which is the kind of food they eat, but not the kind you eat (or want to be eating). You feel like you’d be rude not to eat what they prepare, or inconsiderate to insist on eating […]