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Defining YOUR Abstinence

I talked to a client today. She has been in one or another of the OA programs for a few years. She was really frustrated. For her, the programs she attended, defined her abstinence by their rules. Their rules did not fit her needs. And some times, she had to change the rules. She had […]

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For years, you may have struggled with your problems with food, eating and body weight. You have tried every diet, and they all work for a bit, but sooner or later you “fall apart” or “fall off” and cannot seem to get back on track. The foods that are the most attractive to you are […]

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AM I A FOOD ADDICT? I DON’T WANT TO BE A FOOD ADDICT! So, you have tried and struggled with diet after diet after detox and exercise program, and nothing works. And you feel like you just cannot go on like this, but there isn’t anything else that works to do and you’ve had it […]

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Defining The Problem

Thanks for coming back to reading this blog. Today I want you to look at who you are and who you want to become. If you are reading this, I bet you have some problems with food, eating, and body weight. Maybe they are new, maybe they have been troubling you for a long time. […]

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Hello and welcome to my first real blog! My name is Theresa, and I am a Registered Dietitian, in private practice for 34 years. I have wanted to write a blog for years, because there is so much I have learned from studying the research and from my experiences, that I want to share with […]

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The holidays are upon us! As I write this, there are only 47 days left. It may seem like they will last forever but they are finite, measurable, and have a defined end. This is important because it gives us a perspective we did not always have. They have an end. What are you wishing […]

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The Sane Food Solution – O Means OPTIMIZING

The purpose of The Sane Food Solution is to OPTIMIZE your recovery process! Now whatever does that mean? Sane Food is a process of setting up your path to health and wellness to give you the results you want: peace of mind, freedom from obsessions and self-abuse, and ability to create the life you really […]

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The Sane Food Solution – O Means OPEN

Open to changing as needed. Here is a bit of advice from someone I greatly respect: Be open. As you start to peel away the layers of your former self, not everything will make sense to you. Suspend judgment, be open, and be willing to not know. You may be pleasantly surprised. If a message […]

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The Sane Food Solution – F Means FREEDOM

Freedom from the foods and behaviors that harm you and cause or support your self-destructive food behaviors is vital to your recovery. Plain and simple, it is time to stop hurting your body, mind, and spirit with foods or thoughts or anything else. Early on in The Sane Food Solution process, people often say to […]

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