Topic of the Day May 3 - What Tools Do You Use On Vacation?

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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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by valcor on 05 Feb 16 08:38 PM
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by cherylekirchner on 05 Feb 16 08:03 PM
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Look for the dessert-like yogurts if something sweet is what you want.
by Sweetalot on 05 Feb 16 07:39 PM
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There are recipes out there to make old-time recipes healthier. And, if it's not healthy for you, then they shouldn't be eating it either. 😜
by Sweetalot on 05 Feb 16 07:37 PM
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