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 […]

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 Feel Like I Just Went on a Binge

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 03 February 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Ugh! Last night I felt so gross and bloated. I felt like how I used to back in my binging days. I felt like I ate everything in my house that wasn’t nailed down. I was overstuffed, bloated, very uncomfortable in my skin and just blah. I remember this horrible feeling oh so well. It […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stomach Virus and the Compulsive Eater

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 22 January 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

So what started as fever, aches, headache, chills, sweats and an upset stomach on Tuesday in the middle of the night through Wednesday has boiled down to an upset stomach, also known as the lovely stomach virus. I am typically not a stomach ailment person, so it’s a little weird for me to deal with. […]

The Dynamic Duo – Guest Blogging

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 21 January 2010 | 4 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Uncategorized

The Dynamic Duo to Keeping My Weight Down I am honored to be guest blogging on the one and only MizFitOnline today about how excercising plays such an important role in my compulsive overeating recovery. Check it out here or keep on reading. The dynamic duo of being binge-free combined with working out has been […]

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 […]

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 […]

Questioning My Anonymity

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 05 January 2010 | 6 Comments
Categories: Anonymity

There are very few people in my life who know that I am a compulsive over(eater). I have shared it with my husband, some close friends, people who I trust and/or that I know are fellow sufferers, but that is it. I am still ‘closeted’ to the rest of the world, including my family and […]

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