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That is so encouraging! Thanks for your post!! I just had a very similar experience - - my first EEE last night and yet it was very minor compared to my old binges, and I was able to halt it before it went any further. Today I was a bit disappointed but no serious self-loathing / vicious attacks on my character / knee-jerk self sabotage or guilt- induced eating. It was a very emotional day for me (the anniversary of my brother gettin killed in a plane crash) but I am so grateful for the progress that I am seeing. It is helping me to deal with the real feelings that i am having. I can experience my grief and sadness and acknowlege it now. It is so much less exhausting than constantly chasing down all the phantom feelings that uses to swirl about madly. I can't say enought good things about SY and this support site!
Life is a gift! Tear into it!!!
Total Wt Lost: 36.2 lbs
I agree, that is great to hear. I'm on chapter 5 in the book and have had some set backs. This encourages me to continue pressing on with the book.
It is wonderful to hear your feedback. congratulations on the change in habits that had to happen in order for you to lose that weight. I hope it works out for you to participate with us.
*"The goal of weight loss is incompatible with recovering from disordered eating." Center for Clinical Interventions
*The No S Diet saved my emotional life! Four years and counting. nosdiet.com/ *Be happy with this moment. This moment is your life.
*Get to the next meal hungry!
I am on my final week of the shrink yourself course. I have had the book for about 9 months. After years of up and down and everything in between I have found this to the most helpful program of all I have tried or been committed to(OA,WW,Several diet plans,therapy etc.)
So far I have lost 14 pounds. The best thing I have noticed is even when I have an EEE(emotional Eating Episode)bouncing back quickly has been so much easier,faster and less painful. I am not sure if I will stay on the boards there but I am glad to find this board here so I can keep in communication with others doing this amazing program