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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Well I have been doing well with the emotional eating. However, tonight I was informed that my DD is getting out of the hospital and I automatically wanted ice cream. I didn't succumb but the urge is strong. I am happy about my DD coming home but I know this is going to be emotional. Her attitude is somewhat hostile and right now I am not sure how to deal with that. I want to be there for her but I will not be walked on either. I know there is going to be conflict with her and my DH when I stand my ground.. I just have to remember the reasons I am doing this
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    Thank you for being a support to this big-city gal.

    You are the best!

    Oops. Commented to the wrong blog post. But for this one, I wish for you the best, and that you reconcile with your DD.

    2970 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/22/2013 12:19:06 PM
    You guys will definitely be in my thoughts and prayers!

    2976 days ago
    I hope you were able to find the right balance here to know you want to be there for family without allowing them to walk all over your emotions. Stay strong . . . you're much stronger than we sometimes give ourselves credit for!
    2980 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/12/2013 9:18:32 PM
  • LINDAF49
    So proud of your resolve and sticking to it.
    Praying much for the DD situation and that you will "Be strong and of GOOD courage" I have a whole pile of scripture cards with that idea written out for my fearful times and have used them in the earlier days of this challenge.
    MORE HUGs!!!
    2983 days ago
  • SISSIE21
    I am so proud of you for sticking with your program in spite of the emotional turmoil with your daughter! It is hard not to fall back into comforting ourselves with food when someone we love is hurting and times are stressful. Hang in there, there might be difficult moments ahead but we are all here behind you, rooting for you. Stay strong, you are worth it. emoticon
    2984 days ago
    Great job on not eating the ice cream. That took a lot of strength. What a difficult situation with you daughter. You've gone through so many difficult things and you have been such an overcomer. I'm sure you'll be able to handle this too in the best way and be strong for yourself and do what's best for your daughter and even if she doesn't understand now she will someday. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2985 days ago
  • AMYJEAN911
    So proud of you for not caving when it would be so easy to. Hope the transition goes well.. i'll be sending lots of patience and energy your way.

    2985 days ago
  • KSW1963
    I have been going through similar struggles with my youngest. I feel for you...and I am praying for you. I don't wonder why I have put on all of this weight. Parenting is the hardest job ever! Take care of yourself. emoticon
    2985 days ago
    I will be praying for you. emoticon
    2985 days ago
  • LYNCHD05
    It is so hard being a good parent. That's why it is called tough love. Stick to,your values and one day she will understand.
    I am having two tablespoons of ice cream with my fresh fruit right now. Yum
    2985 days ago
    Counselor might be very good advice. Best of luck.
    2985 days ago
    Good luck with your daughter. Hopefully you two can have a frank discussion and make some real progress.
    2985 days ago
  • JUSTME29
    I wish I had concrete advice. Maybe family counseling?

    What I do know though is that you won't do anyone any good if you allow yourself to swallow your feelings (chased by food). In the long run you need to be strong for yourself, but also an example for everyone in your life including your daughter. I'm glad she is able to be released, but I'm so sorry that this caused you more stress.
    2985 days ago
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