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Posted: 03 May 2012, 10:23
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Compulsive Eating, Overeating and Eating Disorders


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Posted: 04 May 2012, 07:19
Well to be honest I know I have a problem with food. I would not go so far as to say it is something that can be medically ranked as being an outright disorder, but I rather view it as a really bad habit on my part.

I am a stress eater. When I stress, I want to eat, and it is usually the really bad stuff that I go after, fatty comfort food, chocolate, ice-cream… all the usual suspects.

Then I read something that really made me think:
http://zenhabits.net/crush/
“We don’t know how to cope with stress and boredom in a healthy way.”

And its truth hit home. I don’t know how to cope properly with the stress in my life, so I turn to stuffing my face. And of course the fact that I am stuck behind a computer for hours on end every week only add to the problem. In addition, not looking after my body, and having it in a condition of being tired and run down just adds to my inability to cope, and so the vicious cycle feeds itself in a never-ending loop.

But I have decided to put my foot down now. I am going to break this cycle one small habit at a time. And hopefully with the support of friends this is going to become a reality within the next few months.



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Just become religious with counting calories. Surefire way to victory. Good luck. We all fall off, don't beat yourself up. Good luck!
by Diablo360x on 25 Feb 17 10:11 PM
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Think you have to make your food diary etc shared/public to other members?
by AKRSAR on 25 Feb 17 05:51 PM
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Just start following your plan again. Simple as that! Back at it! ;) My Dr. actually advised one cheat day a week within reason!
by paularichardson on 25 Feb 17 03:34 PM
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Hi I just found this site so thought I'd register and give it ago. It will be good for me to track my progress and get some motivation from others-Stay Awesome everyone :d
by STAYAWSOME on 25 Feb 17 02:26 PM
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RND ROB you did it great but it is rarely applicable for everyone because of less motivation towards workouts we mostly try managing our weight through diet control so it is gonna be a harmful practice ...
by makayla davis on 25 Feb 17 01:37 AM