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I feel like Bambi on the ice


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

I am having a devil of a time with snacking again. I was doing so well, then I slipped up (once, then twice and then to infinity). I want to get back on track but I can't seem to get traction these days. I know I should not be hard on myself... I didn't get this way in 1 day and sure shouldn't expect to change course in 1 day... if I ran a red light this morning I wouldn't run the red lights all day... blah blah blah. IT just isn't clicking for me for some reason. I think I foolishly tried to decrease my carbs and increase my protein. Problem being, I was training for a long run and I think my body fought back. And since my body likes Little Debbie's and ding dongs that is what I craved. Now I amin the ridiculous, awful cycle of binge eating and guilt.
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THINFITFEMINIST 10/22/2013 7:44PM

    Binge eating is CAUSED by guilt. Afterwards you feel remorse which is a step down from guilt.

The way out of this cycle is to first STOP the binging. Then, start writing instead of binging. Take a look at all the thoughts coming up fast and furious and just LOOK at them. They are only thoughts they only have the power you give to them.

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IMAVISION 10/22/2013 4:28PM

    The situation you described certainly is a battle for some of us. When I am faced with getting back on track, I make promises to my Creator God for just one day at a time. I know if I promise myself, I will likely not follow through; however, when I promise my Abba Father, I will not break such a promise. Facing the battles along this wonderful journey in this manner works for this gal.

I do pray that you find what works for you!

God bless!

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