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
Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... 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
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
What healthy habits do you use to avoid frequent overeating? I am a disciplined person, but have fallen out of some of my good eating habits, and subsequently gained weight!
I realized that because I have stopped putting all of my food on my pl... Read more
I always make sure to eat before exercise...
About an hour before I went to my Zumba class this morning I ate a hearty homemade bowl of oatmeal (1/2 cup old fashioned oats, 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 egg whites, 1 Tbsp coca powder, 1... Read more
I have been eating paleo for a month now. I have seen so many changes I'm my body! I did the whole 30 day challenge,and now I can introduce natural sugars. Ive notices changes in my skin, energy level, and no more cravings! I have energy to work out!... Read more
I was dealing with Anorexia for years, which turned into Bulimia. I have been trying to get my eating habits back on track. Thanks to Sparkpeople, I am slowly learning to do this, and am not struggling as much. I am not in danger anymore, and I reali... Read more
I was in the grips of an full blown eating disorder. bulimia with anarextic features. @ 5'7" 130 lbl muscle atrophy, no period.. I was admitted to Ed clinice leaRNING HOW TO EAT and keep the smallest amount in.. I am seeking healthy mindful habits an... Read more
This journey to a healthy lifestyle is a worthwhile, but at times, difficult endeavor. If you're dealing with an eating disorder on top of a weight issue, it can feel downright impossible to reach your goals.Most of us are familiar with the eatin... Read more
Last week Coach Nicole emailed me a link to an article published in the New York Times regarding midlife eating disorders. While I was quite aware of anorexia, bulimia and binging being diagnosed in young women, I was unaware of the rise of these dis... Read more
12/18/14 = My Eating Disorder = I am no longer in denial that I have an eating disorder. I thought some how that because I had the vertical sleeve surgery that SOMEHOW my eating disorder of Volume Eating at each sitting would go away.... Nope!
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I am reaching out to my Spark family looking for some insight or help. Last night I had to take my husband to the ER to receive fluids. The whole experience took me from joking about him having "Manorexia" or body dysmorphic disorder to really consi... Read more
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