Compulsive Overeater to Triathlete

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 24 August 2010 | 22 Comments
Categories: intuitive eating, recovery, Triathlon training

I have been blogging for about 10 months now and for some reason it hasn’t occurred to me until recently that I have never posted any “before” and “after” photos of myself. So here they are… This first pix is probably me at close to my heaviest. Notice the big sweater which I thought hid […]

Q & A – How Did I Stop Bingeing?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 12 April 2010 | 37 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Yesterday, a reader commented on my post and asked me a question about bingeing. I started writing a response, but it got kinda long, so I decided to answer in a post today. Tanya wrote…When you first stopped binging to now, what is it that you do or say to yourself that stops the binge? […]

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’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 […]


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 […]

I Feel Like I’m Making Progress

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 11 January 2010 | 4 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

I feel like I’m living in some kind of middle world between being a compulsive eater and a normal eater. I guess that is what being in recovery means, huh? Why do I feel this way? There are a handful of thoutghts  and actions I’ve been doing recently, that I really haven’t done before (throughout this entire 2-year […]

2-Year OA Recovery Coin

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 January 2010 | 5 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

TA DA!!! Look at what just arrived in the mail yesterday! (please pardon the terrible photography.)  My daughter noticed the coin and asked me what it was. I stammered a bit because I didn’t want to tell her what it truly meant. I ended up just saying that it was a coin that mommy bought. […]

Books that Help with my Compulsive Eating

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 16 December 2009 | No Comments
Categories: Helpful Books

I thought I would change things up a bit and instead of writing about my daily struggles (and triumphs!), to instead talk about some books that I have read, and still refer to, that have been helpful as I try to wrap my arms around this crazy eating disorder.   Before I went to my first […]

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 […]

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