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The Choice Voice

“As long as there is that voice of ‘not allowed,’ as long as there are foods you feel you shouldn’t eat, you create struggle and conflict. As long as there is a struggle, there is bingeing. And as long as there is bingeing, there is fear about eating what you want.” ~Geneen Roth

Many of us believe that we are truly eating what we want. That we really want the salad at lunch. That we really want that dessert at dinner—“And I’m certainly going to eat it!” We don’t realize that sometimes, behind these decisions is a voice that isn’t actually our own voice. It might be our mother’s voice, or our spouse’s voice, or our seventh grade health class teacher’s voice, or even our doctor’s voice.

And so at these times, we’re not really

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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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