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by the skin of my teeth

Thursday, January 12, 2012

I was thiiis *hold fingers 1/4 inch apart* close to binge eating again tonight.

I recognized the precipitating thoughts and emotions, in detail. I recognized the distorted thinking patterns luring me.

I went on the Panic Button! message boards and saw that some of the responses to previous threads weren't as immediate as I needed for a deterrent.

I listened in on 1 1/2 Overeaters Anonymous telephone meetings.

I didn't binge.
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    That's awesome!!! You did the right thing!!!
    2251 days ago
    Awesome--So proud of you! Everyday that we stay in control makes us stronger. I am always inspired by how you keep trying until you find what works. It definitely gives me hope that I can do the same!
    2255 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon You did great Little Star!
    2256 days ago
    emoticon You can do this. You are stronger than you think! emoticon Proud of you.. heres a big emoticon

    Have a great day.

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    2257 days ago
    Awesome! You did it!! I know it wasn't easy. Good for you!!
    2257 days ago
    2258 days ago
  • MIRAGE727
    Outstanding. When I get temptations and beat them, I feel so good. Ya got a right to! That's strong!
    2258 days ago
  • KANOE10
    Good for you having the strength to stay away from binge eating. The best thing is that you have different tools to help you! The boards are funny..sometimes people respond and other times when you want a response there is no response. It is good to turn to other things to help you.
    I have been fighting binge eating for a year. Sometimes drinking hot tea helps.
    Have a great day.
    2258 days ago
    emoticon Great to see you have found ways to cope and combat the emotional eating. emoticon
    2258 days ago
    emoticon and so begins the new history you are writing for yourself as a non-binger.
    2258 days ago
    Good for you! It's great that you made a decision that you'll feel good about tomorrow. Don't let the days you don't do well drag you down too much - I've found myself eating or drinking to drown out the guilt from the day before... I'm proud of you for doing the opposite today!
    2258 days ago
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