Binge-Free Achievement Bracelet

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 December 2009 | 6 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

A therapist, who I started to see a little over two years ago when I first realized I had an eating disorder (and not just a sweet tooth for the past 30+ years), asked me what I or OA was doing to help mark the accomplishment of each day or week that goes by that I […]

23 Months of Binge-Free Abstinence!

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 03 December 2009 | 6 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I can’t believe it, two days ago I hit the 23-month abstinence mark.  For almost two years I have been binge-free.  I have kept off my weight loss for 14 months.  I am SO happy to be able to make both of those statements.  It has certainly been quite challenging, day-to-day, hour-to-hour, minute-to-minute, but  if I can do it, anybody can. […]

Holiday Cookies

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 01 December 2009 | 10 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Warning: there are some graphic food descriptions here, so beware! There is a man at my husband’s office whose wife every year bakes these huge, decadent, multiple- types-of-chocolate-chunk cookies and gives them out to everyone in the office.  The couple also happens to throw a holiday party every year.  When we went to the party a few years ago, I […]

Before You Take that First Bite…

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 27 October 2009 | No Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

One of the things that really sucks about this addiction is that when trying to be abstinent, you know that you can’t even eat just one or two of something because you know that one or two is not enough.  I mean, who can really eat just two m&m’s or two potato chips and be satisfied?  A person […]

Less Than Two Weeks Until Halloween…

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 20 October 2009 | 4 Comments
Categories: Here comes Halloween

What used to be one of my favorite times of the year is coming up – Halloween.  While it is really fun to take your kids trick or treating , to see and enjoy the holiday through their eyes, it is also fun to hold their candy bags for them (which of course always get too […]

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