…when I find myself thinking how great I am because I ate well today, or having thoughts that I must be better off than someone who is still struggling with food, I stop and check myself. My value is the same whether I have an eating disorder or eat the perfect diet, whether I am thin, fat or in between. And this is the same for everyone…
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!
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…I stopped judging myself and started seeing my behavior for what it really was – a habit born out wanting to ‘fit in’ and the stress surrounding that. This was a giant first step in changing my life. If I can do this, you can too.
…If being my best means that I am skinny, but my mind is constantly on my body and weight, how is that my best?
…I realized that nothing was going to be different if I kept faking it. I had to change, but wasn’t sure how to begin…
I don’t expect to skip over all the hard stuff in life. But, I know my life is only as good as I expect it to be.
…emotions and feelings are very complex subjects, and trying to explain that fat is not a feeling just complicates things even more. Only by embracing my experience of feeling fat could I learn to recognize other emotions and get some meaning back into my life.
Someone once wrote me that she was sorry I shared her “sorted history” of dieting and body image issues. It reminded me of someone saying ‘I’m sorry for your loss’ at a funeral. But this got me thinking, am I sorry for my past? Was my past a loss? How much of my past still […]