Cindy is a resilient & amazing woman who has overcome many challenges in life, including binge eating and body hate. Today she is celebrating inner power & freedom and believing she truly is fabulous and worthy of a great life. She is also finding inner peace and joy despite life’s difficult circumstances that show up at times.
Colleen started her first diet at 8 years old, which led to a life long struggle with food, weight, and nagging feelings of self-hate. Today she is celebrating being in a new place of genuine self-love, a new lease on life, and she is never going back to the old ways of eternal dieting.
Patti had a life-long struggle with food. Food was a “best friend” in childhood, and with that came extra weight, and feelings of shame & guilt. After years of binge eating & dieting to cope with her feelings, Patti has created a new self-identity, and with that more freedom with food, inner peace, and connection to the real joys of life.
I wanted to share a huge win. I kept the bag of dove away from me and didn’t have any at all until noon. That’s a record...I normally start right away at 6am. It happened; I started forgetting I wanted it. This only a day after our call. I’m almost in disbelief. I totally can do this. You’re the best, thank you 🙂
I just had to share this with you!!! I got on the scale today (my data collection day!) and I am down 5 pounds from last week!!! I’m at 125 today! I could tell my jeans weren’t quite as tight yesterday and today.. I think things are starting to shift!
Rebecca you’ve helped me a lot. Thank you! For years I could not prepare food without eating the whole thing by myself. Yesterday I prepared macaroni and cheese, WITHOUT FINISHING THE WHOLE POT BY MYSELF. I was so afraid of food… I avoided it at all costs. The result was always the same, me finishing the whole thing. THIS IS A FIRST FOR ME. THERE IS STILL FOOD IN THE FRIDGE.
Hi Rebecca, it’s taken a few days to fully get back on my new ways of processing thoughts and feelings and allowing urges. I’m happy that I had very recent evidence to recall, YES, I can do this!!. Used to take a year, then months, then weeks….now down to days!
Hi Rebecca, I have never felt SO much support like I do with you. I am truly blessed. I continue to be so affirmed that I am exactly where I’m supposed to be. I’m in a good space, feeling grounded and centered again and no loss of hope or commitment.
Rebecca you’ve given me hope and healing. You helped me understand that my binging really can be eliminated and that I don’t need to fight this forever. There are SO many things I would love to say, but all I will say is that you brought me back from a slit my wrists place. I am forever grateful!!!
That first phone call with you is changing my life.
I’ve been so happy and fulfilled the last few weeks really trusting my body and my eating. Everything seems to be coming together and the future is bright. Thanks to Rebecca and everyone in this group.
I used to struggle with needing to drink wine every day. I also avoided food groups (bordering on orthorexia), and constant hunger and overeating every mealtime. Rebecca helped me correct negative thought patterns and food obsession. I now have the realization that food is my friend and to eat what serves me. The concept of self-care was formerly a foreign concept to me, but now I strive for it. I now have the freedom of eating only when hungry. Leptin response has kicked in. I don’t have guilt about eating from all food groups and enjoying occasional treats. Food cravings are a thing of the past and I have a natural inclination to eat balanced meals. A whole lot more has happened in the area of emotional healing and habit breaking, which would involve me writing an essay. I never had the tools before to free myself, even though I had the head knowledge. This is nothing short of a miracle, considering how food ruled my life 24 hours a day. I still love eating, cooking and socializing, but the shift has occurred in that it’s all pleasure now and I feel joyful when I look after my family’s nutrition.
Yesterday was enough proof to me that this group is amazing. I ate more than on a normal day but thinking about it earlier this morning I’ve realized that not too much chocolate or pie went into my mouth and my main meal was lots of veggies and meat and not so many roasted potatoes or dessert. I left the table full but not uncomfortable. None of this was planned which makes it even more amazing.
I’d like to share my ‘aha!’ moment. I realized just how much we can allow others to dictate our lives and how detrimental that can be. Yes. I miss my school girl figure. But I’m not 18 anymore. I’m a confident 40! and loving it. Today, celebrate with me! And -what I learned from this beautiful group- Delight in who you are!
Finding this group was a blessing. Week 1 over and I am starting to feel I am a little more in control. I’ve had moments, but for the first time in ages I’ve made choices, good or bad, accepted them and moved on. Thank you Find Freedom with Food.
Rebecca taught me there is something greater in me than any obstacle. Believing in myself is some of the most difficult and yet most rewarding work I can do.
HI Rebecca, success breeds success! I am having an inspired weekend. I didn’t even eat all of what I wrote down for breakfast today and was completely satisfied. Our call last week was amazing and very much needed and appreciated.
Since working with you I’ve gone down on the dose on my depression meds. I am learning so much, and with your one on one coaching it is really helping me to understand how to help myself and also my son. It is a two for one deal! I have been praying for my son for years and asking God to help me too. God did that through you and I am forever grateful to you.
I have learned so much from you about myself in these past couple of days. Your passion and what you teach is truly a blessing to us! Anyone that is truly ready to hear the truth and get out of the cycle can be blessed by it. Know you have changed my life for the better and I thank you sooooo much! I will continue to use the tools you have given me to FINALLY LEARN WHAT IT MEANS TO LOVE ❤️ MYSELF!
Rebecca pointed out to me 4 key reasons WHY transformation can happen and why I am still successful on my journey. 1. I had to address the physical – a better understanding of the nutrition and exercise that are best for ME. 2. The emotional – I gave up being an emotional eater. I run now instead. 3. The mental – I shifted my mindset around food and my body so that I could be successful and not sabotage myself. 4. The spiritual – I discovered my true inspiration for change and my heart’s intention, which is to live to be 105 and be healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Ok I have gone from out of control bingeing to gradually learning that food did not have power, and to regaining my confidence. I have not eaten any sugar for weeks, and don’t desire it at all. I ask myself if I want treats and desserts when the opportunity arises and I choose not to eat it very easily. I don’t feel deprived at all. I feel great, healthy, and happy to be eating the way I am eating. Will I eat treats in the future? It is a daily decision. But I do have a choice!
Update...I am pleased to report to you that the number on the scale is down 16 pounds. Thank you for your help getting my mind in tune with my body!
Update...I have continued to watch the scale go down. Feeling really good and happy with my eating, happy that I’m in my size 12 and they are a little loose. Confidence in my body image is good. Don’t feel restricted and I’m making eating decisions based on wanting to feel good physically.
Update... I have gotten rid of 35 pounds and can wear everything in my closet. Have been done with trying to lose for a week and enjoying peace with food.
I'm celebrating loving myself. Food is losing its power, it's just food. And I feel like I've forgotten the last time I binged. There's been chips in the house for a week and I haven't even opened them.
Since being in this group, my food obsession has diminished, my thinking slowly changing, and I have had spin offs from this healing process. My relationships have improved too. Because as I care for myself, I am ridding myself of negative behaviors with my spouse and children. It just goes to show that a bad relationship with food infects your whole life and you feel diseased. For the first time in my life, I am at ease. I actually feel quite emotional today because I’ve gotten out of a very deep, dark and destructive pit. I feel I can be me, and I don’t have to act or pretend anymore.
I saw my doctor yesterday for my yearly check-up and she asked how I've been. I told her this is the best I've been in years. She said she could see it in my demeanor and self-confidence. I shared how much healing has been happening and all my years of self-condemnation & self-loathing is really healing. And I'm learning how to love myself and understand what that means. I'm feeling amazing. I've not binged in 3 months, and I've found my feel good foods, and I've worked up from 5 minutes of exercise at a time to at least 30 minutes, and I'm craving that movement now. After work I can't wait to get outside in the crisp fresh air and walk. I just feel amazing and I'm really seeing the importance of accepting myself, and loving myself and appreciating myself every step of the way. Oh and I'm down 20 lbs too.
I’ve noticed my mindless eating is getting less. Now beginning to realize that my ritual with the scale is also less and my mindset to make small changes is more and more the norm. Yes, I still have the occasional choco-feast but it happens less. Thank you for all the words of wisdom, it’s my little dose of medicine. Keep going folks it will happen, give yourself time. Rebecca you helped me see my body and my life in a very different way. This different viewpoint helped me get unstuck and make the changes I wanted to make.
Rebecca showed me how I can take back my power from my eating urges. That uncomfortable impulse does go away.
Good morning! Happy dance this morning! I did not binge and deprive myself of feeling amazing!
I can’t really explain what happened. After a long binge-guilt-anger-disgust-binge cycle I worked with Rebecca. I learned alot and worked through some issues, did some work on loving my body. During that time I gained some weight. I got to my highest weight since major weight loss in 2010. I was continuing to be uncomfortable in my own skin and surviving in 2 pairs of jeans and 2 pairs of pants that fit, while all my wardrobe is a size down. Then it just happened. I started. One day I just started. I have eaten low carb, moderate low fat protein for close to a month. It is going better that I expect it to. I have released over 10 pounds and I can feel the difference in my clothes. I am not shaming myself of my body. I don’t have crazy rules. I feel good about it. I am not desiring junk food. I don’t have a goal on the scale. I just want to wear all my clothes again. If I have some hiccups, I will get over it.
I used to struggle with not knowing when to stop eating. Eating every meal like it was going to be my last. You taught me how to take time with my food which means I savor what I’m eating, enjoy it and know when I’ve had enough. I’m now enjoy being able to sit at a table with my family and not just eat and enjoy the food I’ve prepared, but because we sit at a set table we talk. It’s the biggest enjoyment, as the longer we sit there the more we talk rather than mindlessly eat. I’m feeling in control. Feeling amazing. Thank you so much for this group Rebecca. I’m back in control…more and more.
For many years I have been wanting to break free, now I know how. From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU. Rebecca you have helped me soooo much. It’s not what we eat it’s what we think. We have to unlearn. Thank you for bringing me to healing.
You helped me realize the energy drains in my life – the little things I kept ignoring but underneath were overwhelming me. Once I started looking at these things I was able to move forward and make the bigger changes I wanted to make.
Thanks a lot for your support! I lost 8 pounds and 4 more to go. Love you and your help!
Thank you, Rebecca! I feel so hopeful and excited about my journey. You are a great coach and I am blessed to have you in my life!
Rebecca sees you as a whole person and is dedicated to helping you reveal the underlying things that are holding you back from the changes you want to make. She creates a safe space for you to explore.
I have been able to enjoy our summer holiday by eating whatever is put before me with gladness and balance. Very gratifying and liberating. I am also pleased to announce that I am losing weight very steadily by cutting out my daily red wine. That habit was a stumbling block to me and I knew a day would come when I would have to give it up altogether. I am really proud of myself and can cope much better without alcohol. My friends and family have all been very supportive and this spurs me on to stay on the path. I am so looking forward to this year when I cast of all the baggage that I have been carrying around for years and know that physically my body is joining in. Again, warm and heartfelt thanks for the awesome contribution that you make to better the lives of those who battle a difficult and challenging situation. You made me believe healing is possible and I am thrilled to bits with the positive changes in my life.