My name is Stefanie Nielsen and I'm glad you found me!
I am a stay at home Mother of 3 beautiful children & they are a big reason I made the decision to overcome binge eating. I didn't want them to face the same emotional roller coaster and depression I had experienced.
My husband and I have been married since 2003. He is in many ways the support and acceptance I needed to begin this journey. I'm grateful for a man who lives honestly and loves his family.
My Emotional Eating Began Before Marriage and Children.
I had struggled with emotional eating & binge eating since I was quite young. Because I was fairly active I never became "obese", although I was on the edge.
I know the emotional damage and hopelessness it brings.
Emotional eating brought on a lot of depression for me. And it perpetuated my old belief that I wasn't valuable. I was stuck in a cycle of self hatred. I thought that I would never be good enough.
I began a frantic search online to find a quick fix. The "magic pill" to solve all my problems. I tried a couples different diets... but as an emotional eater; it only made my binges on food even worse.
I started looking more into personal development because I knew that was where I needed to start. I just didn't know how to go about it.
I had periods of doing well & then falling of again.
But I didn't take care of the real reasons I was overeating. I used "will power"... and that fizzled out another year later when I gained back any weight lost and then some.
I felt hopeless and frustrated. I didn't realize that I had a lot of underlying beliefs that were not allowing me to live a healthy lifestyle. I just focused on my actions and results. I was missing out on the key to the puzzle.
Although I started on the right track... I knew that I couldn't do it on my own and I wanted desperately to find a permanent solution.
I read many books that helped me learn more and get in tune with more of the real me. I also reached out to mentors and coaches to get the support I needed to succeed.
I am now on my way to being healthy in every aspect of my life (a life long journey!). I'm not perfect and I do stumble from time to time. But I now know how to pick myself back up and move on.
All the information on this site is what I have learned about binge eating and how to overcome it.
I am reaching out to YOU to support you in creating the life you want to live.
I believe that one of our main purposes, as human beings, is to help others.
I know my journey is just now beginning. I can see many wonderful things beginning to take place. I more happy, and I am now learning how to be the one in control of my own life.
I am actually living my life on purpose.
I hope that this website give you the knowledge you need to overcome binge eating.
I want to know what you think! Give me your feedback and suggestions on how I could make this site better to help you!
I am a certified Empowerment Coach & would love to be part of your support system to create the freedom you want with food and in your life! Learn more about how to make that happen here.
All my Best,
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