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
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
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
Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
Hi all!! I am new (again) to Sparkpeople. I have not been on here for a while, but this is the time I am going to recover and get healthy! I am 35, in college and working, have a great family, boyfriend, 2 (kind of) stepsons, a dog and a cat. I am... 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
Hi everyone. I have been trying to lose weight on my own through healthy eating and exercise for the past year and a half. As I am nearing my weight goal I have noticed that I have messed up my body. For three of the months I tried losing weight I wa... 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
Hey there, came here looking for help and advice/
I'm a young female who struggles with EDNOS(eating disorder not otherwise specified). I most notably struggle with intermittent anorexia, binge eating and then purging.
Let it be noted that... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... 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
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
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has just released a preliminary draft of the revisions planned for itís Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This is the manual that medical and mental health professionals use to det... Read more
The week before Christmas I reached the evening and only had 300cals left. I felt resentful over not having more. Instead of moaning about it, I decided to give myself the night off from calorie counting. It felt so good to not worry about calories,... Read more
For those who don't know what is Compulsive Overeating Disorder, or for those who still don't think this isn't really an eating disorder, here is more information on this matter.
This eating disorder is the reason why Craig can't bring any pastr... Read more
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