Category Archives: guest blogging

The Importance of Balanced Nutrition: Guest Post

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While I am a dietitian, I was not always a nutritious eater. Growing up, we had a garden and I did love my vegetables. However, aside from daily salads, I had my fair share of packaged processed snacks, sodas, and candy. I never…

Learning to Love Imperfect Recovery

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I took a week hiatus at the beach with my son. It was a long overdue trip, and I needed it more than I can express. This year has had major ups and downs, and I longed for the kind of rebirth that…

Loving THIS Body

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I dabble in all sorts of tools that could make my life better: law of attraction, moon theories, astrology, crystals, essential oils, and so on. I don’t take any of them too seriously, but sometimes I need an extra boost to keep me…

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…

The Optimistic Food Addict’s Periscope Challenge

I have decided to use some new technology to not only get myself going in the right direction, but to motivate others to do the same. I downloaded this relatively new app called Periscope. People from all over the world are using it…

Guest Post: One Simple Shift that Can Lead to the End of Food Addiction

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By: Susan Shearer Young I am a Life Coach who focuses on helping people to change their “Inner Game,” that is, their beliefs and the thoughts they think, to make huge changes in their lives. I am a firm believer in the natural…

Guest Post: Overcoming Food Addiction With These Six Simple Steps – Here’s How I Did It.

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by Anna Sperlich What in the heck is wrong with me? Why can’t I simply stop and eat like a frigging normal person? For nearly ten years of my life did I ask myself these questions over and over again. Starting in my…

Guest Bloggers!

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I am so happy to report that I have a lined up and excellent group of experts in a variety of fields to guest blog on The Optimistic Food Addict site. I will post my own entry every Tuesday, and you can expect…

About Us

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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Kelly M. ---The resources on this site really helped me in my recovery from food addiction. Lisa F. ---Christina goes above and beyond to help people in recovery.

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.