Hello and welcome to the team jenny. I don't agree with the weight loss surgery because I have seen too many things go badly in the end. Granted if it is medically justified and is a last resourt then go for it first I would try extercise and changing your eating patterons. For binge eating try to trick your brain instead of telling yourself you need to eat go for a walk or try doing a workout. Maybe after a little bit of time you will not crave food ... you can do it just take it one day at a time and keep trying new things until something works.
The road to success is not straight. There is a curve called Failure, a loop called Confusion, speed bumps called Friends, red lights called Enemies, caution lights called Family. You will have flats called Jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance, insurance called Faith, a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success.
current weight: 295.1
Fitness Minutes: (21,466) Posts: 309 1/20/13 5:46 A
Hello Jenny! to the team! I know exactly where you are coming from. I have also been told that surgery would be good for me and have problems with bingeing. When I am driven to binge, it feels as though a monster has broken loose inside me and taken control. I personally have decided not to have surgery. I know too many people who have had those surgeries and just gained all the weight back. They are now worse off than when they started. I have decided, I need to try to fix my brain. My weight problem is caused by an eating disorder, not a physical condition.
Edited by: CHERISEWS at: 1/20/2013 (05:47)
"I like to think there is a little starlight in all of us." ― Lisa Kleypas
September Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 7 1/20/13 12:04 A
I am a 38 year old type 2 diabetic. My doctor thinks weight loss surgery is something I should highly consider. I want to lose weight with diet and exercise. I am looking for support and people who know what I am going through. My main issue is I binge eat..........I need to stop. I want to feel good, have more energy, and my diabetes to go away.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.