Oftentimes when you binge or emotionally eat, you are doing it to avoid something. To distract, to numb out, or “run away”. We don’t want to deal with whatever is happening in the moment, so we turn to food to temporarily distract us.
Have you ever found yourself in a position where you could really use some help, and you know it, but you can’t bring yourself to ask? Most of us have at some point or another, and many experience this on a regular basis.
You’ve heard it before – calories in, calories out. So, it just seems logical that in order to understand what you are taking in, you must count the calories! Then, if you know the calories out (by using some handy dandy calculator you found on the internet, an app, a magazine, a piece of […]
You’ve been there, right? Everything is trucking along, you are consistently exercising, eating in a way that satisfies you physically and emotionally, making progress towards other goals, feeling good, and then BOOM. A setback. It could come in any form – illness, injury, a binge, unable to focus, additional work assignments, a car accident, the […]
The post binge shame hangover. Have you been there? Surrounded by wrappers, empty bags, boxes or cartons. Or maybe you hide the evidence along the way (something I did in my younger years) so the only evidence left is how full you feel. But the heavier feeling is the shame, embarrassment, disappointment and judgment you […]