I found that instead of beating myself up after the event, I now record the event in my journal. I ask myself why I made a decision to overeat/overdrink. What was going on at the time. Who was I with. Talking to myself in my journal helps me realise what keeps tripping me up.
When you do this every time, you will learn that it's the same people and circumstances that trip you up. Then ask yourself in writting , Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening again. Make yourself accountable.
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