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I eat when... or sorting my head out

Saturday, April 14, 2012

I eat when I am alone and feel powerless.
I eat when I am alone and feel lonely. My sister was my first friend and then she began playing sports and staying after school when I was 11. Food was my second friend. I miss my sister.
I eat when I am alone and feel abandoned.
I eat when I am alone to make myself feel shameful, powerless, and lonely. Who wouldn't abandon someone like that?


I eat for nutrition and energy and pleasure when I feel emotionally healthy.
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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/16/2012 1:39PM

    It sounds like you have a good handle on the situation and know how to proceed.

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BLUE42DOWN 4/15/2012 7:02PM

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Hopefully in recognizing that eating because you are alone creates all the other negative emotions that drive eating because you are alone will help you break that vicious cycle.

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GERMANIRISHGIRL 4/15/2012 3:59PM

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TEMPEST272002 4/15/2012 12:33PM

    Sometimes it's hard to sort through & face these emotions, but it's an important part of healing & coming to understand that we do have choices and we can choose differently going forward.

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LOPEYP 4/15/2012 8:34AM

    Great starting point identifying the situations that cause you to eat.
Now on to change!! emoticon

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BABYSTEPS84 4/15/2012 5:48AM

    TOTALLY relate!

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SARASMILING 4/15/2012 5:26AM

    Love this! Love the honesty behind it. It helps to get it down "on paper" and out of your head sometimes.
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ZURDTA- 4/15/2012 3:40AM

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RONOSOF 4/14/2012 6:51PM

    I am definitely not powerless, but sometimes I FEEL that way. Thanks for your support.

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JCARDINAL 4/14/2012 6:17PM

    You are far from powerless Mary!! You always have your Bahama Mamas to turn to!!

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RUNNERRACHEL 4/14/2012 5:04PM

    Hope you are feeling healthy and can eat for nutrition.

You are not powerless.



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MELIVA 4/14/2012 2:28PM

    Love that last statement...I think I need to adopt that, too!

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