Have you ever found that if you are indecisive about something that the best approach is to just dive in? In today’s episode that is exactly what is being talked about with Breaking Up with Sugar Warrior, Martha. Molly introduces us to Martha and her “all in” approach she has had in her relationship with food.
Let’s paint part of the picture of Martha’s journey. “I can do anything, but I can’t give up chocolate.” What a statement. Is it one that you can resonate with? *Spoiler Alert* You can. Even if you replace the word chocolate with something else, it is something that so many of us can relate to. Martha truly believed this about herself. Having known each other for many years, Martha had a mutual friend that was helped by Molly and, in turn, bought Molly’s book in support.
Now it’s time for the other part of the painting. Martha had many circumstances that had a subconscious pull for her to become a stress-eater. Feeling like an outsider in many different ways that many of us can relate to– a sense of being a minority in public school, being American and living in Sweden, a traumatic divorce. This led to a 20-30 pound range of weight that Martha would yo-yo in between. When she became pregnant with her son and started nursing, her weight seemed to skyrocket. As Martha says, she looked in the mirror one day and even thought to herself, “Oh my God, what happened to me?” This led her to a commitment of a morning routine of working out to where she lost most of that weight, but came back to that 20-30 pound range.
Now– Enter Molly. Martha picks up Molly’s book that she bought to support her and resonated with so much of what she read, that she decided to go all in– not just give up select food items. Admittedly, the first 7-10 days were the hardest for Martha, but with the camaraderie of a cohort of like-minded individuals in the Facebook group and her all-in attitude, Martha found success and proved to herself that even chocolate would not stand in her way.
About Molly Carmel
Molly is a leading addiction and eating disorder therapist and the founder of the Beacon Program, which offers individual and group solutions to help people break free from their destructive relationships with food and dieting. She is also the author of ‘Breaking up with Sugar’ and the host of ‘What You’re Craving’ Podcast.
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