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 -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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Another Side of Me -The Exerciser

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 19 January 2010 | 4 Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Up until now I’ve really only written about my 30+ year battle with compulsive eating. But I’m ready now to present another side of me, another compulsive behavior that I have — I go to the gym four days a week like clockwork and have to do deep breathing exercises if I’m not going to […]

Is My Food Obsession Lessening It’s Grip?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 18 January 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Wow, I can’t believe that these words are about to come out of my mouth, so to speak, but I recently had kind of an “ah-ha” moment — I realized that food is a little bit less important to me right now. Not a whole lot less, maybe only 10% or so, but a little […]

So Hungry Lately

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 23 October 2009 | 1 Comment
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I don’t know whether it’s my hormones or from a new workout (that used some unused muscles) that I did on friday, but man, I have been ravenously hungry lately.  It’s tough to be a compulsive overeater in a normal situation, but when you are starving, it makes thing even more difficult than normal.  The little tricks […]

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