I’m Getting Grounded, in a Good Way, Part 1

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 10 March 2010 | 31 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I had such a great appointment with my therapist yesterday. I had sent him my last couple of blogs so he was prepared for me to come in ready to get down to business. As always, I left his office with not with what I thought I wanted, but instead, with what I needed. First […]

I Need to Get Serious (A Little Rant)

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 March 2010 | 32 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I feel, especially after Friday night with the dinner/dessert buffet, that I really need to get serious again about dealing with this compulsive overeating of mine. My therapist totally rocks and we talk about tons of things that are very meaningful and I know it makes up the pieces of the puzzle that make me […]

I Almost Blew It

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 21 February 2010 | 22 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I had “one of those days” yesterday. Even after being binge-free for over two years and feeling really good lately – making some big strides with not getting on the scale for a full month, listening to my hunger cues and my general awareness increasing, I had a rough day yesterday. The compulsive eating ‘voices’ […]

“Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating” – Part 3

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 12 February 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Helpful Books

Continuing from the past two posts, here is the last list of 10 “nuggets” I got out of this awesome book “Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating” by Geneen Roth. Scales belong on fish 1. Scales have the power to turn a previously depressing day into one with sunshine, and a previously bright day into a […]

Why Won’t a Compliment Stick with Me?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 February 2010 | 14 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

For as long as I can remember, I have always had a hard time truly believing a compliment someone has given me. I can certainly say thank you if someone gives me one, but I don’t digest it. Hence, my self-confidence and self-esteem has never been the greatest. When asked recently to name some things […]

I’m Guest Bloggin’ on Yum Yucky Today!

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 03 February 2010 | 6 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

The hysterical Yum Yucky was kind enough to let me guest blog today to take you through my compulsive eating journey — where I was, where I am now, sharing some of my struggles, and how they’ve improved. Check it out here or keep reading… My Journey Through Compulsive Eating My journey began when I […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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