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
Help! I always think I've eaten enough but whenever I track my calories I end up short by about 500- 1000...I feel like I eat plenty though.. what do I do? What should I add to my diet and when? I suck at eating right.... Read more
If you eat mindlessly while watching TV at night (which I've done), try doing a little mini-workout during commercials. You can do squats for one, pushups, march/jog in place, etc. It gets you active and might distract you from food.... Read more
Eat as fresh as you can: protein, fruits, and veggies. Whole grains (be careful to read ingredients!), limit or omit sugar and processed foods. Low-fat dairy if you're not allergic. Portion control & moderation in all things. Be honest with yourself... 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
It actually started several years ago.. In school I was always getting mocked by my weight and being a cry baby and being made fun of because of my "Accent"
I somehow became stronger and stopped crying as much. I stopped letting what people say... Read more
To all of you who have binged, all of you who have ever lost control, and to all of you who have been there - here's what it's like to have Binge Eating Disorder:
I go to bed and the morning comes quick. Haven't exercised in a few years, put on... Read more
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