“Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating” – Part 3

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 12 February 2010 | 10 Comments
Categories: Helpful Books

Continuing from the past two posts, here is the last list of 10 “nuggets” I got out of this awesome book “Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating” by Geneen Roth. Scales belong on fish 1. Scales have the power to turn a previously depressing day into one with sunshine, and a previously bright day into a […]

Weighing in on Weighing in

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 09 February 2010 | 30 Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Ok, I’m getting the itch. This Friday the 12th will mark one full month that I have not been on the scale. Who would’ve thunk I would have made it this far? But now I’m starting to feel like I would like to get on there just to touch base to see where I’m at. […]

My Therapist’s View on Calorie Counting

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 06 February 2010 | 20 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

So I went to see my therapist a couple of days ago and as always, the appointment was great. I see him once a month, a far cry from when I had to do a brain dump on him every week. Now it’s just for me to touch base on certain issues or questions I […]

Caught Between a Rock and Hard Place

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 27 January 2010 | 12 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

So my appetite is mostly back after the stomach virus, that’s the good news. The not so good news is that while trying to learn from this tuning-in-to-my-body experience of the virus and trying to listen to my body’s hunger and satiation cues, I’m finding that I’m not eating as much as I usually do. […]

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 […]

Real Ice Cream in My Belly!

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 16 January 2010 | 4 Comments
Categories: Eating Out

So last night we took our kids to Friendly’s to dinner for the first time in years. I was feeling chilly, so I opted to get a soup and salad combo. I didn’t check over their menu beforehand or give any thought to what I would do for dessert. Usually I would obsess about these […]

Saying Good-Bye to My Friend, the Scale

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 13 January 2010 | 6 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, Uncategorized

I have made a very big decision for myself. I have decided to stop getting on the scale every morning, in an effort to take a small step to let go of the tight grip of control I try to keep on my eating and other things in my life. I have been getting on […]

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 […]

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