Archive for the 'My Family and this Eating Disorder' Category

Stepping out of My Comfort Zone

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 28 May 2010 | 22 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, My Family and this Eating Disorder

This is a cross post that will also be on WATRD. Good or bad, I’m not someone that frequently steps out of my comfort zone. I am someone who lives a pretty structured life. I have my routines of workouts, eating, what my days are like, etc., and that gives me comfort. I have read […]

How I Told My Husband I was a Compulsive Overeater, Final

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 31 March 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: How I told my husband I was a compulsive overeater

Last one from the archives… Here is the final part of the letter, part III, that I gave to my husband close to two years ago, when I realized I was a compulsive overeater and food addict. I do not eat in order to live, I live to eat. I think about food all the time, what I’m […]

How I Told My Husband I was a Compulsive Overeater-Final-reprint

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 31 March 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Honesty, How I told my husband I was a compulsive overeater, My Family and this Eating Disorder

Here is the final part of the letter, part III, that I gave to my husband a little over two years ago, when I realized I was a compulsive overeater and food addict. I do not eat in order to live, I live to eat. I think about food all the time, what I’m going […]

How I Told My Husband I was a Compulsive Overeater, Part II

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 30 March 2010 | 14 Comments
Categories: How I told my husband I was a compulsive overeater

Once again, from the archives… Here is a continuation, part 2, of the letter I gave to my husband upon discovering that I was a compulsive overeater close to two years ago. I do eat because I’m hungry. In fact, as you may know, I don’t like feeling hungry. But there are many times that hunger […]

How I Told My Husband I was a Compulsive Overeater -Part 2-reprint

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 30 March 2010 | No Comments
Categories: How I told my husband I was a compulsive overeater

Here is a continuation, part 2, of the letter I gave to my husband upon discovering that I was a compulsive overeater a little over two years ago. I do eat because I’m hungry. In fact, as you may know, I don’t like feeling hungry. But there are many times that hunger has nothing to […]

How I Told My Husband I was a Compulsive Overeater-Part I-reprint

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 29 March 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Honesty, How I told my husband I was a compulsive overeater, My Family and this Eating Disorder

While I’m away on vacation, I thought I would run some of my very first posts which would be great for me to see where I came from, and hopefully interesting for you to read as well. I’m not quite sure where to begin. I didn’t know I was a compulsive overeater until close to […]

Birthday Weekend and Book Winner

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 22 March 2010 | 30 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Eating Out, My Family and this Eating Disorder

My birthday was yesterday and the weekend included a little bit of a little bit of struggle, but mostly great stuff. The birthday celebration started Friday night when two dear friends took me out to dinner. There is nothing like getting out with a couple of friends and just relaxing while the husband takes care […]

What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 19 March 2010 | 28 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, My Family and this Eating Disorder

This post is on WATRD, but I’m running it as a cross-post here as well. Inspired by the post by Kim at Adventures in Wanting last week, I wanted to further explore a topic she proposed that I found very interesting. She essentially asked – knowing what you know now, if you could go back […]

Parents Teasing Their Daughters about Weight

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 13 March 2010 | 63 Comments
Categories: My Family and this Eating Disorder

This post is on WATRD, but I’m running it as a cross-post here as well. I am reading this great book by Valerie Frankel called “Thin is the New Happy” and in it she gives a very interesting statistic about parents and daughters. (The book is about the author’s life; how growing up she was […]

My Dearest Daughter, Mommy Has an Eating Disorder

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 28 February 2010 | 35 Comments
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids, My Family and this Eating Disorder

So I mentioned a week or two ago that I finally pulled my head out of the sand, took off my rose-colored glasses, and told my 10-year old daughter that I had an eating disorder. Here is the letter I wrote and read to her, to get the conversation going… MamaV just posted it on […]

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