The Grindstone features Tennie’s thoughts on identifying eating disorders in the workplace
The Grindstone, a popular website for professional women, interviewed Tennie McCarty for a story about eating disorders in the workplace and tips for identifying if your co-worker or friend at the office suffers from disordered eating. Click here to read The Grindstone’s story about eating disorders in the office
Shades of Hope on A&E’s “Intervention” Season Finale
On tonight’s season finale of the A&E hit show “Intervention,” alcoholic and compulsive overeater Terry will get treatment from Tennie at Shades of Hope. Here’s a quick summary from A&E’s website about what to expect: Once a stunning model and devoted mother, Terry binges on vodka every day to escape her mother’s taunts and her […]
Lifestyle Intervention guest pass giveaway
Come and be a guest of Shades of Hope! Do you live in the Las Vegas area? Join us at the Four Seasons! Fit-RX and The Change Institute are introducing the first national conference on Obesity, Intervention and Treatment. Shades of Hope will be there, and we want you to join us! WWW.LIFESTYLEINTERVENTION.ORG Hello friends! […]
Dr. Oz: The FLAB card, what’s in your wallet?
F-L-A-B (Frustrated – Lonely – Anxious – Bored) Yesterday on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ the famed health guru and friend of Oprah asked TV land, “Are you addicted to food?”. “Why yes, yes I am”, I replied back emphatically. The focus of the show was on three women who thought, but he knew, they were addicted […]
Shock Therapy on TLC’s ‘Freaky Eaters’…Exploitation anyone?
Okay, so my Google alert on food addictions went off with a bang this morning! Salon.com posted an interview they did with the nutritionist for the show ‘Freaky Eaters’ on TLC. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love me some TLC. Why they brought the show ‘Horders’ into my life, the show that makes me gasp every 2 minutes! […]
The Six Day Intensive – Day 1
This is the Day One video journal of my participation in the Six Day Intensive at Shades Of Hope in Buffalo Gap, TX. Please know that this isn’t scripted or rehearsed… I just hit record and went on with it. So, please excuse my little idiosyncrasies. For me, the Six Day was life changing. For […]
The world through detoxed eyes. Life after the Six Day Intensive.
“If left to our own devices we will fail. We can’t do this alone.” – Tennie McCarty I arrived. I survived. I am detoxed. After six days of intense therapy and a diet abstaining from caffeine, flour, sugar and gluten, I feel better than I have in years! Or ever? I haven’t been without one of […]
Countdown to Camp Six Day!
So, only six more days until I check in as a “client” at Shades of Hope. I started off kinda nervous… now I’m just excited! The whole thing reminds me of summer camp. Actually, SOH even looks like summer camp! Ohhhhhhh, I can’t help but grin 🙂 You see, I absolutely adored camp when I […]
My reflection in the looking glass
I awoke this morning with the pressing reminder about an assignment I was given. Well, that’s not correct… Sponsors, don’t issue out assignments or homework, they offer up suggestions. It was suggested to me that I write down any occurring thoughts that I might be having. You see… First, let me warn you that I’m […]
Season Finale of ‘Addicted to Food’ tonight 11/10C!
Heads up! The last three episodes will run back-to-back, starting at 11 p.m. until 2 a.m.! Tonight, we say goodbye to our eight addicts 🙁 Well, some of us will. I feel compelled to share my true feelings about this situation. Let me choose a feeling word…. Oh, I don’t know… Anger? Yes, I’m angry that […]