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 […]

Is There Really Something to “Letting Go”?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 18 December 2009 | 2 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

You know those sinfully decadent holiday cookies I wrote about a few weeks ago?   Holiday Cookies   Well my husband called me on the way home from work today saying that his office had a holiday party and that he was coming home with about a dozen of them.  I told him to please only bring a […]

The Day after our Holiday Party

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 14 December 2009 | 4 Comments
Categories: Holiday Eating

Warning, there are graphic descriptions of decadent food, so beware!   So I went into the party with the mindset that no foods were forbidden and that it would be ok if I indulged a bit in the desserts.  I tried to allow myself that freedom and not be so restrictive.  I spoke to my […]

My Daughter is Eating Better

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 13 December 2009 | 1 Comment
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids

Just wanted to give you an update on my daughter and her eating.    She seems to be eating more lately, which I’m very happy about.  It’s very bizarre to go from saying “careful, don’t eat too much or you will get a belly ache” to “go ahead and have some more!!”, a whole mindset […]

Holiday Party at our House

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 10 December 2009 | 2 Comments
Categories: Holiday Eating

So on Sunday we are hosting a Chanukah dinner party.   This will be the 12th annual get together of a core group of friends (and their families) that my husband has known since childhood.  Some new, dear friends have entered into the fold of the party over the years, but the core families remain the same.  Each […]

Dealing with the "Forbidden Fruit"

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 29 November 2009 | 4 Comments
Categories: Eating Out

How can I better frame/label a dessert buffet, whether it is at a gathering at someone’s house or at a function, so that it is not such a big anxiety-ridden deal, that I don’t look at dessert as “forbidden fruit”? What if at future occasions where there is going to be dessert buffets, before I even get there, gave myself permission to […]

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