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9/26/16 10:05 A

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New to the team, old to the eating when not hungry scenario. I eat when I'm bored, upset, tired, and procrastinating.

I have stopped eating at night by the "simple" (ha!) method of not eating anything between 8pm and 9am. The first few weeks I tried this were not fun, but I'm pretty used to it now. I'm trying to learn to use the techniques I came up with to deal with hunger after 8pm to deal with the quasi hunger of emotional eating.

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9/25/16 7:16 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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9/22/16 9:44 P

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Hi, I am new to this team, but not new to SP. Struggling with the same weight and same issues with food for too long. Hoping joining this team will help me out. I am looking for an active thread-maybe I will create one-with a supportive group and a buddy. I already joined the find a buddy team years ago, but from what I can see, it is not very active. Wondering if there are any Canadians out there who would be interested in texting (my cell phone plan doesn't include the US) and/or sparkmail for accountability or check ins. I am in my mid 40s, mom of 3, work full-time, fairly active (running, cardio, weights), but really struggle with mindless and emotional eating. I am always waiting for the magic bullet or the motivation to get my act together. I know all the tricks, but what it really comes down to is I just don't do the work. More often than not, I feel like eating and so I do, instead of dealing with the discomfort of the thought of eating and letting it pass. I guess I have said enough for now!

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9/21/16 11:39 A

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Welcome JUDETHEROCKSTAR!

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9/17/16 4:51 P

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Hi everyone! Just joined today. Working making it a habit to eat if I'm hungry, not 'cos I'm bored, or stressed, or sad.

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9/10/16 8:16 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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9/6/16 4:39 P

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Hi,
I am Mary Ann. Spark coach sent me this way. I have difficulties with my sweet tooth. It needs to be pulled. emoticon

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9/5/16 11:58 A

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I decided to join this team today. I need to get a handle on my emotional eating and find better ways to handle my stress.

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9/3/16 12:04 P

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Welcome Healthyandfit27. I have been on here a few years. I too am introverted so I can imagine but I'm so glad you are here!!

looking for friends to connect with, get to know, and encourage each other along this journey. :-)


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9/3/16 6:55 A

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Hi! My name is HEALTHYANDFIT27. I am new to this team. I have struggled with weight and emotional eating for most of my 52 years. I have been an active member of SPARKPEOPLE for about a year. I am an introverted person so this is a big step for me!

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8/26/16 11:17 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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8/25/16 12:43 P

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Hello...I am glad to have just found this team. I am definitely an emotional eater...stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, happiness, boredom...you name it and I eat (or in my case, mainly drink a 470 calorie Mocha Freeze). I am trying to get a handle on this. Any suggestions?

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. (Ralph Marston)


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8/24/16 9:37 P

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Hi! New to the team! I'm definitely an emotional eater - esp stress, I feed that well. Hoping to find support and tips that have helped others.

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8/20/16 8:21 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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8/14/16 12:57 P

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hi all, newbie here.. Finally admitting to myself that I am an emotional eater and I need help and support in stopping this vicious cycle. Joined Spark to try and get healthier, move more, and loose a good 70lbs

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8/13/16 7:09 P

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Hi use to be on sparks but now I am back .I really need to get my health back.


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8/7/16 10:24 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi. I've just joined this team, which already seems like an active, supportive place. I'm looking forward to getting aquainted with people here.

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8/3/16 4:58 P

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Remember: YOU ARE WORTH THE EFFORT !!



"If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present." -- Lao Tzu



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8/3/16 2:50 P

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I really don't know what to say except that I joined to help remind myself that in all that I do for others I HAVE to emoticon take time out for me.

Lord, I REALLY need your help in this !!!!


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7/30/16 7:06 P

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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7/27/16 11:20 A

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Thanks! I appreciate your feedback :)

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7/27/16 11:11 A

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I recommend going to
gwens-nest.com/trim-healthy-mama-qui
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This quick start guide helped me. I also started doing days that were mainly either S or E just to get the gist of what they were and not worrying so much about which meal I ate and how long it had been. Once I got the hang of it, I started mixing it up!


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7/27/16 10:48 A

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I bought the THM cookbook and read the original book from the library. It seemed confusing to me to know when to eat an S or an E or how to get the best results so I never really gave it my all. What do you like best about it and what/if anything is a challenge?

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7/27/16 10:45 A

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Hi, new to the team. I left Spark for awhile as I kind of gave up hope. So, I am back, my page all dusted off and ready to take it ONE DAY AT A TIME. That is how I am going to have to approach this challenge. What can I do Today to make a difference?

Cheers!
Sherri

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7/26/16 10:51 A

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Hi, I have been on spark for two years, I took a break for about 5 months, and then started doing trim healthy mama. I have lost about 30 pounds in four months doing it.

However, I still have a big problem with emotional eating! I did really well for about four months, but then life got super stressful! And I started eating emotionally again! There are just times that I cannot convince myself that eating will not resolve my problems!

My husband is really burned out with his current job, and is looking into a new career. However, that just adds to the stress because it causes a lot of what ifs! His family is also having a lot of problems, that he inevitably gets dragged into.

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7/25/16 10:58 A

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Hi, I am Kitty. and I'm an emotional eater. I eat when I'm upset, and when I want to avoid an unpleasant or difficult task or situation. I also eat for pleasure comfort and anything else you can think of. I eat mindlessly and when I feel helpless or lonely.

Thanks for listening


Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all they ways, acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6


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7/18/16 2:07 P

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Hello, I'm Abby, I'm 23 years old, and I've been struggling with emotional eating for years now. I eat when I'm happy, nervous, sad, depressed, I eat all the time. But now it's mostly because I feel very down. But I want that to change, but it's actually easier said than done. I haven't really been open about this to the people I know. That's why all this time I've kept this to myself. I feel that my whole life is falling apart. Hope being here, could help me, even a little to a make a difference in my life. Thank you.

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7/17/16 9:43 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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7/9/16 6:26 P

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Hi I'm Cindy, I live in NC, I am 62 and semi-retired. I am married to an awesome man and blessed with 1 terrific son 39 who is married to a wonderful woman, and they gave me 2 fantastic grandchildren. I have another fabulous son who is 23 who is studying to become a chef.
I have had my cosmetology license for about 30 years, but took some time in 2002 to go back to school. I received an Associates in Medical Admin and became an Activity Director in our community nursing home. I worked in that position for approx 11 years and just semi-retired this past November. Since my 40's when I started menopause my weight just started climbing. In the past 20 years I've gained 40 pounds.
Mentally I feel 40ish, but my body tells me different. lol. My biggest problem is sweets or for something crunchy. If I don't get to bed by 10ish I start craving sweets and I can consume a half a days calories in minutes. So I joined this team hopefully to gain so insight on managing this conundrum. Thanks for letting me introduce myself and vent emoticon

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Just joined the team today and will start tomorrow. My name is Linda, I am 60-12 (72) and suffer from asthma, fluid retention, and only have one arm that works fully. Left arm has about 10 degrees of range of motion out of 360 due to a fall that crusted my shoulder joint. Have had 3 surgeries but there is nothing that can be done, to much nerve and muscle damage. It also causes me pain 24/7 but I have learned to live with it. I am a farmers wife, and we are still very actively trying to feed the world, so I wear many hats. Also the mother of 3 grown sons, 2 Daughter in laws, 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and of course my number one man, my hubby.

I am happy to be taking this ride with you. Linda

Linda

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6/19/16 10:26 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi Everyone, I've been a member of SP for a number of years, but I'm new to the team. I'm struggling a lot these days and thought that maybe coming back to this site would help me.

By proud of who I am and love myself no matter what!!!


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6/12/16 4:02 P

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Hi everyone. I am new to Emotional Eaters. My goal this week is to practice mindful eating and be consistent with activities that will enhance my weight loss journey. emoticon

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6/12/16 10:44 A

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Thank you for sharing! I can really relate to all of you. When I am feeling down or stressed, I find myself looking for something to eat. Sweets are my number one choice. After I am finished, I beat myself up for doing exactly what I did not want to do. It is a vicious cycle!

I have started journaling. I find that if I stop and write about my feelings instead of eating, it really helps. However, I still have my bad days. I look forward to chatting more about suggestions on what works.

Edited by: NATASHAROSE1231 at: 6/10/2016 (21:31)
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got.


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Hello everyone! My name is Natasha and I am 36 from Illinois. I struggle with Emotional Eating. I binge eat with different feelings. I am trying really hard to accept this and challenge myself to get better. My weight is out of control because of the choices I have made. I am ready to take control of my emotions and my eating. I hope to meet new friends and find some support on this team.

If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got.


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5/28/16 9:51 A

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Welcome WEIRBETH, BOWDIDDLE and JLYNNS123!!!

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hello everyone! I just realized the last two days that I'm an emotional eater. I'm sure it's always been this way but I didn't realize it until the last few days. I've come to realize that stress makes me want carbohydrates like bread and pasta and that's a big problem, not only with weight gain, but because my body isn't fond of wheat. I found this group and thought maybe I'd be able to find some tips on getting over this problem :). I have a problem with eating when I'm bored too but it's not as big.

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good morning, I'm new to the team. Hope to learn how to NOT turn to food when my emotions get revved up! I hope everyone has a wonderful week.

"Being Challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional"
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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi there guys, I'm Beth. I'm not sure what started me on this path, I didn't have anything tragic happen, I didn't reach a specific weight... well that's not true, I guess 180 was the pound that broke the camel's back... but it's not like I said to myself "if I hit 180 I'm going to turn it around". I just have a family history of some of the most dangerous self-inflicted diseases, heart disease, type II diabetes, premature death... and some that are not self inflicted but are made worse by not taking care of yourself, early-onset arthritis and MS. I just want to live longer than the generations before me. I want to take care of my body and mind.

Which brings me to my mind.I'm sure I will find myself with company here when I say that my mind's desires fight against me. Life=stress. You can't get around it, but you CAN learn how to deal with it. I tend to choose the most convenient form of processed crap I can get my hands on. It can be a twinkie or a taco, doesn't matter as long as it's easy to get to.

I've been working to combat these cravings mostly by planning for them rather than trying to resist them. I know I will want to eat when I get stressed or bored so I put a few calories aside for those times. (usually it's boredom that gets me more than stress)

The reason I'm here is that I've been doing well this week. I've buckled down on myself. BUT I've been home alone as my partner is on a business trip. So he come's home tonight and as much as we love our SO's they can be a stressor. Heck... the way my pillow feels against my face at night can be a stressor for me when I'm already a little on edge about making changes to my routine (like the changes you make when you try to lose weight?!). So I joined for a little support, since I'm going to be dealing with something new.

I look forward to chatting with some of you soon. =)

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison


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Thank you Dawn!

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Welcome HOTFLASH416 and TGALASS!

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Welcome to all the new team members!

My name is Dawn, Eastern Time
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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi my name is Pat and I live in Glen Allen, VA. I think everyone needs help in this area and I am looking forward to making some spark friends in this support group.

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Hello
Just joined today. I am hoping this forum will help keep me motivated. I usually do well with new things for a few weeks and then self sabotage rears its ugly head. I want to lose around 70 pounds. I have lost 50 before but gained back 60!

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Welcome, Carole!



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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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emoticon Hi! I'm Carole and I'm new to the team.
I have had emotional ups and downs for years and it has always affected my weight. When I was young I was 100 lbs. thinner. Never anorexic. But responded obviously to sorrow and disappointment. Life is full of performance based situations. I don't want that to be my center any more. Speaking from the heart, I am pursuing to bring myself into balance.

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Welcome to the team, Beth!

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Hi I'm Beth. I have been with Spark for awhile. My biggest issue is snacking once I get home from work and eating at night. It seems once my husband leaves for work at night I start looking for something to eat. I try so hard to talk myself out of eating but I hardly every have any success with it. I am looking forwarded to being o this team and maybe getting some helpful tips and stop the night eating and snacking once and for all. emoticon

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Welcome to the team!

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"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Welcome to the team, CBWILL88 and JESSAELINN! We can all do this together!

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Hi I'm Jessie. I decided to join this team because I've definitely got a disorder when it comes to eating. I will crave a food, then eat it, and something triggers in my brain and I can't stop. I love the taste, and the way it makes me feel. Like making love to food, it is unrelenting! I would like to learn techniques on dealing with this.

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I am an emotional eater and I'm tired of using food as a crutch. Pls help me get through this tough time in my life

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Welcome to the team, JEWELS652!

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi, I'm new to the team but not to Spark. My comfort food cravings are getting the best of me. Just looking for some more helpful ideas instead of eating my feelings. emoticon Glad to have found this team!

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Welcome to SparkPeople and to this team, losedapounds!

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Another newbie here. I have been an emotional eater forever. I actually get a happiness boost from chocolate so that factors in. Luckily dark chocolate in moderation is a health food ;). Also carbs make me feel less anxious so that factors in as well, especially as I am decreasing carbs some.

Glad this board exists. Thanks to whoever started it. I am really liking SparkPeople-very supportive place. Happy to losing to all!

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi, Meagan and welcome to the team!

You are definitely not alone. We are all here for the same reason.

There are many Spark articles about emotional eating. Reading them can give you ideas to deal with this and also show you that you are not alone.

You may want to change your SparkPage to public instead of private. That way other members can stop by to give you encouragement.

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Hi! Megan here, I have lost and gained more times then I can count, stress, is a huge factor in my eating and I'm working on overcoming it, but still need to learn coping mechanisms.

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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So I guess I am new to this page, I have been on spark for almost 2 years with almost 50lbs gained instead of lost. I guess I am just really not sure what to say.

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Have been feeling down for a while but started a calorie controlled diet a coupla days ago and it has highlighted the fact that I use food to deal with boredom. Need to deal with that boredom!

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi, my name is Robin, new to the team but not to Spark people. I eat mostly out of boredom and should be exercising instead. Have a great day everyone.

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hello - I'm new to this team. I joined SP last week and I'm currently on day 6. I have some issues with emotional eating / binge eating. Just looking for a place to give/receive support through this journey. Thanks.

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I am new to this team and just found your post...while I don't have your mobility problems I tend to hide myself...is it shame? loneliness? sadness? most days I would be happy to just curl up in a blanket. Eating in panic to quiet my thoughts is a familiar routine...I have made much progress in letting go of the past...with that tie attached I can't move forward....hoping we can both learn to keep our eyes ahead and our minds quiet....focus on our health....focus on our health and let the other problems fall in place....

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Welcome to the team newbies!

Vanessa

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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Hi All. I'm new to the team. This is day one for me. I hope that it helps

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Hi Everyone!! I am Kris and I defiantly am and emotional eater!! I do great during the day at work but get bored and tired in the late afternoon and evening so I eat!! I started counting calories to help keep me on track and try to budget a little treat in everyday so I don't eat the whole bag of something!! Hoping to make some friends on here to help with the boredom and help with support!! Can't wait to really get started with this site!!! emoticon

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Hi, I'm new to this group :D Over the years I've kept losing and gaining weight and am currently at my heaviest due to a lot of emotional eating and not enough exercise. My goal is to lose 20 kilos so I'm happier and healthier and feel good about myself. For far too long I haven't had confidence in myself and I think it's about time I did something about it.

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