Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2008"

One of my favorite books is Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink, PhD.  In it, he talks about a lot of ways we eat without thinking.  He has a lab at Cornell that allows him to do all sorts of research around eating.  Working in his lab would be one of my dream jobs.  Anyway, in…(Read More)

Eating is a Decision


Every time we put something in our mouths, a decision is involved.  Food and drinks don’t magically place themselves in our mouths – we have to put them there.  As much as I’d like to think that eating that chocolate cake was out of my control, I made the decision to eat that slice…(Read More)

Camp Rainbow 2008


Recently, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a summer camp for children with diabetes. It was Camp Rainbow sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. This is a day camp for children from 4 to 13 who have either Type I or Type II diabetes and their siblings. I never realized (or honestly even thought…(Read More)

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My goal is help you take control of your triggers so you can lead a normal life. I’ve had Irritable Bowel Syndrome for over 14 years. I’ve been told, “It’s all in your head.” And, “You just need to figure out what’s causing your symptoms” without being provided any help to figure it out. I’ve finally gotten my symptoms under control. I want to help you do the same thing. I want to help you get your life back.

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