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 […]

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 […]

Guest Blolggin’ at We Are The Real Deal

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 26 February 2010 | 7 Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to have guest posted on We Are the Real Deal (WATRD). I wrote about my secret life as a binge eater. You can read the post here at We Are the Real Deal or below. I am so grateful that such an amazing website would want a post of mine […]

I’m Guest Bloggin’ at Eating Journey

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 25 February 2010 | 14 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Guest Bloggin'

HOLY BLOGGIN’ MOLY! Somehow I’ve been lucky enough to be guest blogging on two amazing websites last night/today – Eating Journey and We Are The Real Deal Sadly, Michelle@Eating Journey has decided after much soul searching to stop blogging at the end of this month, so I am honored that she chose to post my […]

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’ […]

I Finally Told my Daughter About my Eating Disorder

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 16 February 2010 | 28 Comments
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids, My Family and this Eating Disorder

Over the weekend, I did something that I had been hoping to put off for another few years – my husband and I told our 10-year old daughter about my eating disorder, that I was a compulsive (over)eater. My sincere thanks go out to MamaV for unknowingly giving me the kick in the pants I […]

Valentine’s Day Candy

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 15 February 2010 | 19 Comments
Categories: Dealing with Holidays

I was in an emotional whirlwind of emotions Valentine’s Day morning. I had asked my husband to buy just a couple of one of my favorite things – dark chocolate covered oreos. I strongly urged to please just get a few, so that I could have a treat, but not be tempted by them if […]

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 […]

Gratitude

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 02 February 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I haven’t been to an OA meeting in about a year. Over the past year, I’ve kept in touch with two people from my meeting who I was particularly friendly with, and decided to give them a call yesterday to touch base. One of the woman, J, I reached and spoke with, catching each other […]

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