Epiphany: Why I Was Obese
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
I just had an epiphany. I was obese for close to 15 years because I ate to numb the pain. I have fibromyalgia and chronic migraines. Not even prescription pain medicines could numb the pain, but Supersize fast food and lots of sugar numbed it for a while. What I didn't know is that my poor food choices and sedentary lifestyle were actually making the pain worse!
I hope I can succeed at continuing to maintain my healthy weight. I think I can because now when I am in pain, I no longer reach for something sugary or head to the Golden Arches. I know I need endorphins to cope and I choose to get them from exercise.