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Day 21 Binge Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

I am so encouraged that I seem to have turned some kind of corner in my battle against binges. One of the key things lately is that I retrained my brain to seek activities other than eating to fill the spaces in my day when I usually would be in the kitchen looking for food. It's strange, and I think there must be some other factors involved that clicked in my head, but I don't even get urges to binge. I'm hardly having anything sweet, which may stimulate binges, but I'm deciding I don't want the end result that comes from having a little. Why have a little when I know it will lead to more. I don't want to risk it. My goals are more important than having the candy bar or piece of cake.

Two quotes I've mentioned before, but really mean a lot to me, so they are worth sharing again:



Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.––by Goethe

and

Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.



I think the second one really has empowered me to get out of the bondage to binge eating. To anyone else who now struggles with binges and overeating, THERE IS HOPE!
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