I just started having struggles with night eating/binging this year. I'm doing better, but weekends tend to be my danger zone.
Something I noticed - If I eat a protein/carb snack before bed, I seem to do better. Something like an English Muffin and peanut butter, or cereal and milk.
Last night I had a small piece of angel food cake for my snack with some sliced strawberries. I woke up in the middle of the night starving. I grabbed a bowl of green beans instead of the cookies. Then went back to bed.
We can do it.
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Hi everyone. I'm 22 and living on my own for the first time. My weight has only crept up on my the past couple years since I stopped playing sports. I'm conscious of what I eat during the day, but for the past year or so I've struggled with middle of the night binge eating. I feel like a zombie walking into the kitchen and eating whatever is in sight, especially bread. Last night I ate 6 rolls and almost a whole tub of butter!
There have been only a handful of nights in the past year where I haven't eaten in the middle of the night, and it feels great to wake up hungry and energized in the morning not tired and sick from being so full. Those nights all it took was "waking" myself up and realizing I could just go back to sleep.
So happy to have found this group and no there are others struggling with these problems.
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