One feature of the insanity of my addiction to food that I am recovering from is the need to be in control. I try to control my feelings with food. I try to control situations. I am highly trained in certain areas of which I am very proud of. N... Read more
First off, here's a positive body affirmation for the day...
"My body is unique and doesn’t need to look like everyone else’s"
I just watched a good video about the 1 step
Go here to watch it
I found this really cool free workbook about eating disorders online.
Here's where it is....
www.eatingdisordersanony mous.org/publications/Step %20Workbook%20Done.pdf
So far I have learned that I am not... Read more
Last week after one of my major food binges I literally got down on my knees and begged God to help me. I was so upset, angry, disgusted, exhausted and at my wits end. Then came the "chin up" part. I told myself, "Today is a new day". I tell m... Read more
I have had issues with eating at night for over a year now. I do well all day long then at about 5 or 6 pm I get this little voice in my head telling me it's okay to eat because I have done well for the day. Then when I start eating I look at th... Read more
Today has been a great day! I had a great workout this morning and I've stuck to my food plan for the day. I am looking forward to a good night sleep (Crossing my fingers) then I have a Zumba class to go to. After that I'm going to work in the g... Read more
I discovered Zumba (A dance fitness class) a couple months ago. It is so much fun! When I do it all my worries and burdens lift right off my shoulders. Also when I do it a shake things that I never even knew what I had. Read more
Today is my favorite day of the week for some reason or another. I am looking forward to having a great day. I have a workout scheduled for later this morning then I'm home to enjoy the rest of my day. My mom and I started something. At 2:00 p... Read more
Back in January my 87 year old mother was diagnosed with breast and kindney cancer. She had mastectomy in June and she recently had her kidney removed. During the surgery for the kidney they discovered that she had problems with her bowels. The... Read more
I slept very well last night. BIG BONUS! I'm actually on a roll. Four nights in a row good sleep. Most of the time I'm lucky to get one night sleep.
Today is going to be a great day! I have Jesus by my side, I am going to the gym for an h... Read more
A few months back I decided to step away from Sparks for awhile. I had made up my mind that being here was causing me to be focused on food too much. So I chose to step away for awhile. What a DISASTER! I have gained 30 pounds on top of the 170i... Read more
Today has been a great day so far. I just got back from a 3 hour workout at the gym. Now I get to enjoy the rest of my day. I am truly blessed to live in a peaceful home. I live with my 87 year old mother whom I adore. I have 6 cats which are my... Read more
Absolutely not! I haven't had fast food in 3 years. I kid you not! I mentioned this in another blog entry. Some one said to me that we shouldn't try and eliminate it completely from our food intake A little every now and then is OK. Really? Hmmm... Read more
Trying to get over a horrible case of bronchitis. It's been at least 5 years since I have been sick. I kid you not. Not even a sniffle. I'm amazed that I don't have some kind of disease. I spent my late childhood to my mid teens abusing every (... Read more