Archive for the 'Day to Day Stuff' Category

Interview on Weightless, Part 1

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 27 April 2010 | 14 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Guest Bloggin'

Margarita from “Weightless” regularly features interviews with women who’ve recovered from disordered eating. After reading on her blog that she was looking for stories, I decided to share mine. Since then, we’ve been emailing back and forth. I feel honored that she would want to put my story on her awesome blog. You can check […]

I Took Another Intuitive Eating Step

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 24 April 2010 | 34 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Eating Out

Our family went out to dinner on last night. When I go out to dinner with my husband, friends or family, I always order a salad, which I wrote about my reasoning behind why I do that here. Well, since I ate a salad for lunch yesterday, I decided to take, what probably seems ridiculous […]

Binge-Free Bracelet

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 19 April 2010 | 34 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

A few of you have written to me privately asking about my binge-free bracelet so I thought I would write a post about it. This bracelet came out of a brainstorm session between me and my first therapist in January of 2009. It was when I first realized I had an eating disorder (after 30 […]

Dumb Question of the Day

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 16 April 2010 | 44 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I’m still struggling a bit with a certain aspect of my hunger cues. I guess all the bingeing I’ve done all these years has my system thrown off a bit. Like most people, I’m assuming, I feel hungry when I wake up in the morning. The problem is that I feel different types of hunger […]

What Weight Fluctuations Do to Your Body

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 14 April 2010 | 43 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

This is going to cross post on WATRD tonight. Through all my years of compulsive overeating / bingeing, my body weight has fluctuated between 105-172 pounds. During those times, the things that were important to me were – how I looked and where in my closet are the clothes that will fit the particular weight […]

Favorite Protein Bar – Genisoy

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 13 April 2010 | 18 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Just wanted to share with you the main protein bar that I have been eating just about every day for years. They are called Genisoy Soy Protein Bars and they come in a handful of flavors. Some of my favs are chocolate fudge brownie and cafe mocha. Some other flavors they have are: cookies and […]

Q & A – How Did I Stop Bingeing?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 12 April 2010 | 37 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Yesterday, a reader commented on my post and asked me a question about bingeing. I started writing a response, but it got kinda long, so I decided to answer in a post today. Tanya wrote…When you first stopped binging to now, what is it that you do or say to yourself that stops the binge? […]

Guest Bloggin’ at Anonymous Fat Girl + Therapy

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 April 2010 | 12 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Guest Bloggin', intuitive eating

I’m flattered that Anonymous Fat Girl asked me to do a guest post while she is away on vacation. It is a post about my journey through compulsive eating/bingeing, from where I began to pretty much where I am today. If you want to check it out, you can read it here. I also wanted […]

Thoughts on Goal Weight

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 07 April 2010 | 33 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Some people have emailed me privately and asked me how I figured out what my goal weight was and how I’ve been able to have maintained it for a year and a half now. I thought it might be good to answer in the form of a post. To be honest, I never had a […]

My New Way of Eating Tested at Two Events

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 06 April 2010 | 21 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Holiday Eating, intuitive eating

So I blathered on the other day about how on Saturday 3/27 I tried my first day at intuitive eating. It just so happened that was the same day as my nephew’s 3rd birthday party. Typically, going to my sister-in-laws house for any event fills me with anxiety. For some reason, I was still holding […]

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