We have a super knowledgeable and experienced registered dietitian with us today. Her name is Claudia braun. We will be talking stress and emotional eating..
At ten, I began using food as my comfort and my best friend. I spent 15 years in the up and down yo-yo dieting spiral. My first diet was at 12, when I began restricting my food, and I noticed as I lost weight, people commented. My next diet was TOPS, a diet club my mom attended, but I wasn’t successful with it. In high school, I was lured into Weight Watchers for the promise of yet another diet to relieve me of my habit. My ongoing preoccupation became my body, my weight, and finding the next diet. College sent me on a weight gain surge, freshman 15 plus 10. I felt a lot of shame being back at Weight Watchers, far from my “goal weight.” My remaining college years continued to be off again/on again dieting, binge/restrict eating with exercise to compensate for the calories. My early 20’s were carbs, sugar, misery, over exercisi