Let me tell you about Bonnie.
Bonnie has had a lifelong love/hate affair with sugar.
She loves eating sugar, and hates what it does to her body and her health.
Bonnie came to me wanting relief from what she called her “food addiction.”
For Bonnie, food was her “go to” thing. She’d go to food to cover up painful emotions, so she wouldn’t have to feel them – at least while she was eating. “Whenever I couldn’t find comfort, I’d find it in food,” she said.
She’d also go to food to celebrate – for special occasions and whenever she had company. This pattern started way back in childhood, when her mom would serve an abundance of food and sweets whenever company came over.
As a result, she gained a lot of weight.Read More