…just because doctors and medical professionals have degrees behind their names doesn’t mean they understand the problem of overeating and obesity. If doctors, diets, pills, nutrition experts and exercise gurus had the magic solution to the problem of obesity, overeating and disordered eating, it would have already been solved by now!
The Binge Free Blog
Welcome to The Binge Free Blog. Here you will find encouragement, insights and stories about overcoming binge eating disorder, bulimia, anxiety and depression. I am not a doctor or mental health professional. I am a traveler on this this road I write about. But if I can overcome, you can too! Also check out the menu for articles on how you can start the binge-free journey.
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…This takes our undesirable behavior out of the realm of shame and puts it, blamelessly, into the realm of acquiring knowledge. Once you step out of that sphere of guilt and self-loathing, nothing can stop you from obtaining what you need to be happy and healthy.
functional lies. These can be lies about your feelings, needs and desires. They can be lies about your past or even about not being hungry and pushing your plate away when you really want to finish that pasta. We use these lies to prevent shame or enhance our standing in someone else’s eyes. We use them to trick ourselves into believing we are okay or are doing the right thing.
when you look for the approval of others, you end up doing things you think they want you to do and not what you really want to do or were meant to do.
…you want to change because you are anxious to be a better person. But this anxiety can blind you to the fact that you already ARE an awesome person. You are already one hundred percent good
Once you…. quit second guessing your decision to not diet, your body and your psyche will stop being at odds with each other.
The thrill is gone. The food police have left the building. The scale is broken