Freedom from Emotional Eating, Food & Weight Obsession

Freedom From Obsession

I had an amazing conversation with one of my coaching clients this past Monday. She came to our phone session very excited to tell me about something new that happened to her this past weekend. (I share this story, and her writing, with her permission.)

She told me that she was at work over the weekend. No one else was in the office when she noticed an open bag of Dove Chocolates…the individually wrapped chocolates had spilled out of the bag onto a person’s desk. As soon as she saw the chocolates those old, familiar, rapid and compulsive eating thoughts began.

“No one would know if I take one.”
“It’s not my chocolate, but I’m sure they would give me one if I had asked.”

She had a piece of chocolate in her hand. The bargaining began.

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About Ellen Shuman

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!


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