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. […]

Compulsive Eating at Thanksgiving Dinner

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 27 November 2009 | 7 Comments
Categories: Thanksgiving

*Sigh*  I knew going into the holiday that it was going to be rough.  I always have a tough time when  there is a buffet of some sort.  I’m pretty good with “meal” foods, but it’s the buffet of desserts that gets me. The first step of OA is to admit that you are powerless […]

Getting Honest about my Food Addiction

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 08 November 2009 | 1 Comment
Categories: Honesty

Here is a letter that I submitted, and was subsequently printed, in OA’s “Lifeline Magazine” in April of 2008.: One principle that has made a difference in my life is honesty. Ever since I can remember, I have always loved sweets and sugars. I could never get enough of them. My mom used to hide […]

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 […]

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