Honestly you need to start fresh. We all have set backs and we all have troubles, what makes us is how we overcome these things. So start new and start slow, all progress is progress.
I too am bound to my desk so Iíll share some of my strategy with you. Stand as often as possible, walk to speak to your co workers rather than use the phone or email, even if itís across the building. Every hour I take 1-2 mins and do a little exercise. Sometime itís a few push-ups or crunches or just a walk around the building. If you canít get outside just mach in place for a bit, all movement counts just get out of the chair! Consider biking to work it will help you lose weight, wake you up better than coffee and save you money (gas, oil, drive through food).
For your emotional eating I would recommend a food journal, not just for tracking calories but also so you can look back a few times a week and get eyes on WHY you eat. Let us face it we donít always eat just because we are hungry, a lot of time we are bored or sad or angry ect. 1-2 times a week look back through your journal and just make note of what you wrote. You donít need to judge yourself or be mad about what you see simply see it and ingrain it into yourself so the next time you reach for food you can stop and ask yourself what you are feeling. The mindfulness will help a lot.
To begin eating a more good for you selection start small, maybe just replacing one unhealthy snack (a muffin) with one healthy snack (celery) just one choice is all it takes to start.
I hope you find a great path and can start getting to a place you like.
Best of luck to you!
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