Archive for January, 2010

Update on My Daughter’s Eating

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 30 January 2010 | 8 Comments
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids

Coincidentally, my 10-year old daughter’s belly started hurting the same day that I came down with the 101 fever, upset stomach, aches, etc. My husband, who was leaving for his trip in a few hours, had to go pick my daughter up from school becuase she went to the nurse saying her belly hurt. The […]

Why is Deliberately Adding Calories So Hard to Do?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 29 January 2010 | 2 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

What the heck is wrong with me? Hello! I’ve been a compulsive eater for over 30 years for goodness sake, why am I having so much trouble with eating extra food treats to make up for all the calories I didn’t eat while I was sick for a week? I have a free pass, that […]

Even My Fish are Compulsive Eaters!

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 28 January 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Warning! If you have just eaten or are squeamish about fish poop, you may not want to read this! 🙂 So yesterday afternoon I was sitting perched on the small flight of steps that lead from our kitchen into our den. We have our fish tank right at the bottom of the steps. I was […]

Caught Between a Rock and Hard Place

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 27 January 2010 | 12 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

So my appetite is mostly back after the stomach virus, that’s the good news. The not so good news is that while trying to learn from this tuning-in-to-my-body experience of the virus and trying to listen to my body’s hunger and satiation cues, I’m finding that I’m not eating as much as I usually do. […]

How I Remain Binge-Free

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 26 January 2010 | 13 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

It’s been over two years now that I’ve been abstinent / binge-free. Though I’m in recovery from 30+ years of compulsive eating and binging, I do still have my struggles. However, there are some things that I have learned along the way that got me to where I am today. So here goes… 1. I […]

Words of Wisdom from my Therapist about Compulsive Eating

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 25 January 2010 | 12 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Here is something I asked my therapist recently and his response really resonated with me. I hope it will for you too… I asked…nibbling my kids snacks or stealing a bite of this or that, is it ok to just chalk it up as “normal” behavior as opposed to my thinking that it’s me being […]

Stomach Virus Gave Me Glimpse of Intuitive Eating

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 24 January 2010 | 17 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

The one silver lining of this stomach virus that is working it’s way through my system is that it gave me insight into the world I’m teetering on the edge of – intuitive eating. I’ve had to listen to my body’s signals (even though my body is sick and it wasn’t “the real world” for […]

Stomach Virus and the Compulsive Eater

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 22 January 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

So what started as fever, aches, headache, chills, sweats and an upset stomach on Tuesday in the middle of the night through Wednesday has boiled down to an upset stomach, also known as the lovely stomach virus. I am typically not a stomach ailment person, so it’s a little weird for me to deal with. […]

The Dynamic Duo – Guest Blogging

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 21 January 2010 | 4 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Uncategorized

The Dynamic Duo to Keeping My Weight Down I am honored to be guest blogging on the one and only MizFitOnline today about how excercising plays such an important role in my compulsive overeating recovery. Check it out here or keep on reading. The dynamic duo of being binge-free combined with working out has been […]

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 20 January 2010 | 6 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Uncategorized

Ugh, I feel lousy. In the middle of the night I came down with something, slept horribly and was running 101 temperature this afternoon. So it’s a little ironic to be writing about this “happy award” I have here, because I’m not feeling too happy right now. Perhaps it will cheer me up some. So, […]

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