Saying NO MORE after 20 years of dieting

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Juanita71
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Saying NO MORE after 20 years of dieting

Hi there!

I just joined and am poking around in here to get acquainted with the site. I don't feel comfortable putting up a real photo of myself right now, so I figured Grumpy Cat would do for the moment. :)

I've read the first bits of the ebook. I figure that all I need to know right now is eating every 3 hours. Making myself eat is not particularly hard, but I definitely have some skewed hunger signals because it seems my portions are never quite right. I assume that will even itself out as time goes on. (It also feels like a chore to have to feed myself every 3 hours ... sometimes I just want someone to cook for me!)

My story: I've always struggled with my weight, and have always abused food. I was at a fairly normal weight when I left for college but was pretty heavy by the time I graduated. I went on a diet when I was 23 years old, and now, almost 20 years later, I am pretty much back where I started. In the meantime, I've developed a binge eating disorder. Maybe it's bulemia? I've never purged, but I restrict via skipping meals and excessive exercise, so everything I have read here really seems to fit my situation. I feel like this all makes sense.

I think the key for me is to quit dieting, quit trying to lose weight. I've really been getting with the "no diet" movement the last few months, and I can feel that my thinking is really changing. I just want my body to be healthy and strong.

I haven't binged for 9 days, but I still find myself always thinking about my next meal. I know I have a ways to go, but this place is giving me hope.

Juanita

kmateus
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hello! I am also new here ...

hello! I am also new here ... confused, undecided as to food, with strange sensations of hunger ... may be able to help each other :-)

Katherine

nrida1
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Great I wish I can do the

Great

I wish I can do the same, but is always on the back of my mine.

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