I wonder sometimes what the actual turning point in my life was…the one thought, or attitude which changed my perspective from -I can’t, to -I can?
The Binge Free Blog
Welcome to The Binge Free Blog. Here you will find stories about my experience overcoming binge eating disorder, bulimia, anxiety and depression. Also check out the menu for articles on how to start this binge-free journey. Make peace with food and yourself. If I can do this, you can too!
What I can accomplish is only limited by what is inside my head. Therefore, I cannot let other’s fears and anxieties cloud my vision.
Berating myself for overeating and for being overweight only served to lock my psyche into that behavior.
special…We all have a definition in our heads of what that means and when we don’t reach it, we feel like we have somehow failed.
I often thought that I had to come to terms with my emotions to stop bingeing. And to some extent that may be true. But when I discovered what really fueled my binges, the emotional piece sort of just took care of itself.
Not struggling with food has given me a new awareness of what it means to be healthy. I don’t have to be “thin” to be healthy or good looking. Health and beauty come in every shape and size.
… self control isn’t about forcing myself to eat the right foods and exercise more. It’s not about making myself feel guilty for eating too much or the wrong foods. It’s about allowing myself to function naturally, trusting that I have what it takes to love and nourish myself regardless of what anyone else says.