Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Recovery: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

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When I first entered recovery a little over two years ago, I was a mess in a thousand ways. Not only was I addicted to food and bingeing at least once a day, I also had scores of physical and mental health issues…

What We All Deserve

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I worked so hard this week. I DESERVE an after-dinner treat. I had such a tough emotional day. I DESERVE an extra helping at lunch. I have so much to do. I DESERVE to take a break and eat xyz. We have all…

Introducing Abstinent Living with Tracy Rosenberg Roso

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I am excited to announce a new feature on OptimisticFoodAddict.com. We have added our own personal chef, Tracy Rosenberg Roso.¬†We recognized a need for food addicts to develop and prepare delicious abstinent meals, so Tracy stepped up to provide recipes and cooking videos…

Guest Post: Recovering from Food Addiction and Bulimia After 38 Years

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by Jamie Ottesen I am a 52-year-old, married mother of three adult sons, and a recovering food addict and bulimic. I want to share my story so that it may give others hope in their struggle with food addiction and bulimia. My father…

When Food No Longer “Works”

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I honestly never believed this day would come. Despite my major strides in recovery, I thought that food would always be there for me if I ever needed it. In fact, knowing that food would help me in times of great need is…

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Christina Fisanick Greer, Ph.D. is a writing professor and published author. Her goals are to help as many people in recovery as possible through writing and creativity. Christina can be reached at clfisanick@aol.com.

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Optimistic Food Addict

OptimisticFoodAddict.com is a website devoted to supporting recovery from Food Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder. Christina Greeer, Ph.D., the founder and editor of this site, is not a physician but a writer and food addict who aims to help all.