emotional eating

My New Youtube Channel

by Courtney on May 15, 2017

Hello Everyone, I’ve finally begun my youtube channel as promised in my blog post a few months ago! On this channel eventually you’ll find videos pertaining to all the things I blog about: juice cleansing, vegan nutrition and healing food addiction, as well as expanding into more areas of exploration and discussion as well. Below […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


My Decision: My “Before and After” Photos

by Courtney on April 24, 2014

When I posted my first blog two weeks ago, called “Should I Post My ‘Before and Afters’?” I knew that hearing from you would be helpful, but the entire topic allowed for a rich and powerful discussion on the bigger topics of body image, shame, achievement, and inspiration. And out of the dozens and dozens of […]


Should I Post My “Before and Afters”?

by Courtney on April 10, 2014

I’d love your thoughts on a serious subject that I’ve been thinking about for a while: my own “before and after” photos. I sometimes get the feedback from people who are struggling with compulsive eating that they don’t totally feel they can relate to me, because all my pictures of myself up on my blog […]


Guest Post: Mary Ann’s 7-Day Juice Cleanse

by Courtney on February 27, 2014

7-day Juice Feast Blog by Mary Ann: I am an emotional eater. I love chocolate and alcohol – ugh. I have been trying to figure out why I choose to “numb out” and decided that a Juice Feast would help me find the answer. My goal is to unhook from sugar, let my body heal […]


My January 2014 Juice Cleanse: Days 5-7

by Courtney on January 27, 2014

I have finished my January week-long Juice Cleanse and am glad that I did it! If you didn’t catch my recap of Days 1-4, you can read about it by clicking here. I actually found it to be the easiest winter juice cleanse I’ve done; the cold weather didn’t bother me so much this time […]