Mounting debt is on its way to becoming the national pastime, with 2 in 5 families spending more money than they earn. In the words of Madonna, "We are living in a material world." Shopping malls are meccas of entertainment and materialism,... Read more
If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh... Read more
Hello, I have never "talked" on here before and sorry if this has already been discussed but I was wondering if anyone knows of a good online support group for compulsive binge eaters? I saw the previous discussion but I didn't see anything about a "... Read more
This is my problem... I usually end up with a small range of calories at night, but I have a major problem with portion control... especially AT NIGHT! Does anyone have any tips on how to resist those nightly cravings?... Read more
I'm feeling very much alone right now. I often feel this way and it's what triggers me eating junk food.
Please don't sugguest how I go about meeting new ppl and making friends. I know, I know, I know! Trouble is, I'm a homebody and not a social... Read more
How many calories do you consider overeating or undereating?
Like say, you're supposed to eat 1300 (actually the calculator thing says 2037 but I'll round up to the nearest 10th so I guess 2040); what do you consider to be overeating (or under e... Read more
Not eating simple carbohydrates and overly processed foods has eliminated my food cravings and compulsive overeating. I never thought I could completely cut them out of my diet but I decided to try it and it is working for me. Now I get most of my ca... Read more
Do you ever feel like you just can't stop yourself from overeating? Are there some foods that are extremely hard for you to resist even when you aren't hungry? Is it very hard to stop eating once you've started, even though your intention is to have... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
Binge eating has always been one of my biggest obstacles to overcome in losing weight. For me, once a binge is triggered and I take that first bite, Iím farther from stopping a binge than before I took the firs... Read more
I've been exploring binge eating disorder for sometime now. I've known for years that I have a problem and I've been able to "manage" it over the last few BUT I still need to come to terms with it and likely ask for some professional help.
As... Read more
Are Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating one and the same? I guess it doesn't matter, but I know I have one of them. I believe they're classified as eating disorders. Should they be classified as a disease, just as alcoholism is? I'm certainly... Read more
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