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12/9/10 9:37 A

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12/9/10 9:34 A

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I actually had better control yesterday. Today I am doing ok, but I am just starting to get frustrated, so it will be easy to start up.

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I had a wonderful day yesterday. Went to the New York Botanical Garden and saw an amazing exhibit. Also ate lunch out.

I ate so much delicious bread, then bought some from the bakery and ate more when I came home. What a binge. Also added some other junk I had around. I get sick thinking about it.

Did get to the gym and will not let this start a downward spiral.

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12/7/10 9:24 P

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I have been an emotional eater to the point that I have gained several pounds over night. I am constantly with negative thoughts and do not know how to stop. I am with multiple disabilities so I am like PARISTASAI in that I am not happy. It seems like I cannot do this because I have tried for 10 years or more and I have gotten worse not better.

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12/7/10 9:18 P

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PARISTASAI - you are somebody. You are a very special person and this team is very happy to have you.


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12/7/10 6:07 P

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My mom came to visit yesterday, which made me very, very happy. I live 4 hours away, so it's wonderful when she can visit. The problem? I stuff my face when she's here. I can't stop. I can't figure what emotion specifically makes me feel like binging when my mom's around, because I honestly enjoy her visits very, very much. I did better than I have other visits, but I still overate and wound up making a sandwich before bed. ugh!

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Supper is in the frig--lasagna which I will bake just before we eat. the rest of the day is eaten and tracked. I will clean the office where my husband works for my cardio.
I am so sad. I feel like a nobody.
Ate a few Hershey's mini kisses, but tracked it and it came out OK

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12/6/10 9:31 A

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I am trying very hard to keep on track.

Read an article on Spark - "Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation" - Part 1. Some things really jumped out at me.

I do know I have to take this very seriously this time around.

Have a great day.

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12/6/10 8:08 A

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I was getting better and since it is test day I am getting worse again. I do this regularly.

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12/6/10 12:46 A

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I love coming to this 'topic'. I have created an image of a cozy den that is a wonderful, relaxing place to come and hang out for awhile. I can also drop off bad feelings in a trap door in the floor and they go way.

Funny how a topic name can do all that for me. So I will keep coming here and posting. I hope this can offer other Sparkers this same comfort!

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12/3/10 9:20 P

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I am about to eat more smarties. It is 9:20 pm and I cannot stop my self. I am definately with a sugar addiction.

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12/3/10 6:23 P

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I found I gained all mine back plus when I stopped tracking it on the nutrition site. I need the accountability.

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12/3/10 10:34 A

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I am definately trying to stop the EE. I go from one extreme to another when it comes to my weight. There are days that I am not getting 800 calories and days that I am over 2000. I should be between 1310 and 1680. How do I stay somewhere in the middle?

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12/3/10 10:09 A

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Hello all, I'm quite frustrated with this weight loss 'journey'. Over the past several months I had lost some weight (mostly due to stomach issues). Now that I'm feeling better (praise God!) I feel hungry all the time & have gained weight back. I don't understand why it is so difficult for me to stay on track with my eating. I feel like a food addict...uuuggghhh!


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12/2/10 10:18 A

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After a rough week I am recognizing how I rely on my hubby to 'get my back'. Food didn't do it for me although it sabotaged my goal of going under 150 this week! Ugh!

A safe space for me is this site, counting on my hubby, walking with my dog Mac and remembering to smile.

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12/1/10 10:05 P

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I am an emotional eater. Use food for everything. Happy, sad, tired, - you name it food is there.

I am back on my food plan - 2 days. Might not sound like a big thing but for me it is.

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11/30/10 9:12 A

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I hate the way I feel today! I hate that I can't control myslef when eating when I am down in the dumps and gloomy!! I want to get past this hump! I want to be able to back away from that desert or bag of chips. I just want to have something healthy or something I can do instead of grab for that food.

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift, that is why they call it the present." Nicley said Kung Fu Panda. LOL


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11/30/10 9:05 A

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I am being an emotional eater again this morning, but I am tired, frustrated, and having an anxiety attack.

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11/30/10 8:58 A

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I am very frustrated about my children being sick again. I put them both in daycare for the first time back in sept to start a new job. They have been sick so many times since then. I have had to take so many days off to take care of them. I am so worried about what my new coworkers will think even though they have assured me that they understand and that the company is family friendly. Also I feel so sorry for my kids. I hate to watch them suffer. I hate that they are getting sick and since they are only one and three, there isn't a lot I can give them in terms of medicine. I have tried every herbal remedy under the sun but nothing really seems to help. I just want them to be in good health. Everyone including the Drs say it's just a matter of their immunity developing but it's rough to go through this phase. Wow I feel better getting that off my chest.

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11/28/10 10:46 P

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I have been an emotional eater for a while and then it seemed like I had control over it and now I have gotten worse. I have typed and ate, which is normal but I was hoping that it would make it so I did not eat as much and of course it did not work. I am still thinking of food and it is after 10:30 pm.

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11/28/10 8:30 P

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I am glad this Thanksgiving is over. My husband always makes me so tense that I do not like holidays. We go to his sister's house for dinner. I was not really feel good so of course he tells everyone. I wish he would have just stayed quiet and let me enjoy the day. OH Well this holiday over. It is forgotten and in the past.

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11/21/10 8:26 P

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I too am an emotional eater. I am sooo stressed out with work- it is 8:30pm and I have so much work to get done by tomorrow morning. Too many deadlines! It is my own fault. I procrastinated! So here I am terribly stressed out and it leads me to my vicious circle- I get stressed I over eat until food calms me (already went there) then if I binge enough I purge. I have tried for years to stop but it is the old fall back to get me to calm my nerves. Sorry all, just really needed to vent. Tomorrow will be a better day.

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I am really afraid that my almost 8 year marriage is starting to fall apart. I love my husband, but it is like we are living two seperate lives right now and I don't even know where to begin to start mending it. We have a 6 year-old son and I am a child of divorce and I don't want him to go through what I went through. Ugh! I am so stressed right now.

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Just venting about an old emotional eating symptom.
Job is stressful or perhaps my reactions to things that happen are inappropriate and create stress but I come home on most work days feeling like an empty discarded insect's skin that would crumble with just one more push. All I want to die is low down and overdose and narcotise myself with food. I do stop myself from doing that and drag myself out to exercise when I can. I have gained back 20 pounds in 6-7 months. I know what I have to do to lose it again. Just want to manage the work that "consumes my life syndrome". Work has to be done at home as well as 6-7 hour day. I know things will get getter but I feel I am hanging on by my fingertips. I don't need any positive responses to this post. I am just venting and am grateful I have a safe place to do this.

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11/17/10 10:23 A

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I am so emotional right now I can't stand it! On happy pills, that I have to stop messing with!! Family is in an uproar! I am done being thier saviour! I fell off the wagone hard for the past 2 weeks, so hard I hurt my rump! I ate emotionally so bad last night that I almost ate a whole bag of cookies! I know the problem of emotional eating, I just don't know how to try and control it. I need some pointers or ideas. I am so tired too!

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11/9/10 11:44 P

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I am so mad at my ex-husband right now and earlier tonight it is taking every ounce of strength I have not to go to the pantry and eat everything and anything I shouldn't have!! I had to literally talk myself out of going to McDonalds after I dropped the kids off! How am I going to keep with it when I have to deal with him and him letting my 7 & 9 yr old play games rated T for Teen(as one example) when he knows that I do not let them! Uggh! Help!! Any suggestions?? emoticon

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11/9/10 8:59 A

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yep I am a major emotional eater. Last night just proves it. Then woke up this morning to find (sorry guys) I got my monthly yet again!!!! So this is screwing with my weight gain & loss and my eating habits. Yep habits how can I brake the roaller coster of PMS eating? Anyone have ideas suggestions I woul;d appreciate them.

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift, that is why they call it the present." Nicley said Kung Fu Panda. LOL


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11/7/10 6:32 A

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i am also a huge emotional eater. there are times i am so stressed i don't know that i am eating. sounds weird he? or when i am very angry and feel powerless. i now try to breath deep 3 times before entering the kitchen whenever i feel like that. and yesterday i reached for the tab and drank 2 glasses of water.

take good care everyone

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Hi, all. I'm new, so I thought I'd jump in.

First of all, CHELLEBELLE104, I'm sorry there is so much going on in your life right now that is causing you stress. These are huge things and all I can say is "HUGS". You are doing amazing at balancing everything you've got on your plate. Kudos for that.

As for me, I'm a huge emotional eater but I've only just admitted it to myself. I eat when I'm stressed, annoyed, bored, lonely, etc. Right now I'm at the office and I sit away from the rest of my project team. It's quite isolating so all I can think about is how I want to eat something. I'm not hungry, I just want something to make me feel better.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to getting to know more of you in time. Have a great weekend!

~~ Leslie ~~

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11/3/10 7:00 P

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Feeling really stressed and emotional lately. I had a lot of things happen lately. I am currently going to school full time and working full time. I also move to a place of my own after living with family due to some family issues. I chose the place so that my son could live with me, but within a month of moving here I had to kick him out due some "bad" issues. He is 18. My car's engine light is on and I am dealing with some long standing insecurities about relationships and how I suck at them. Sorry for the pour out ya'll. Hoping if I share it I will be able to be focused on getting healthy.

Wafinance could be right. Sometimes we have to step back and look at what is going on. Good luck!

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11/2/10 1:54 P

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The "coach" is obviously not properly trained. Don't get down on yourself. The little that you ate is not going to make much of a difference in anything and you are right about those "supplements". Perhaps you should think about consulting a dietician rather than using that program. It might be the change that you need. Chin up and don't give up. emoticon

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I don't know whether to scream or cry today .
The weight loss center I belong to gives you a diet plan and supplements to take I have been foloowing this plan for 6 months and have lost 15 pounds on it . Now I'm not faithful taking any kind of supplements not even vitamins and had missed a few days of taking my supplements . I got a real dressing down from my weight loss coach who told me I was not doing my program or myself any good . C'mon we have all been trying to lose weight long enough to know there is know magic supplent or pill that is going to make us lose weight .
So off I go to the store for groceries and while the I bought some licorice bits which really isn't what I wanted but I figured it was a safer choice than the jujubes I really wanted. I scarfed down about three handfuls on the way home knowing FULL WELL that that counsellor had driven me to emotionally eat.
I guess I am stunned that a so called weight loss counsellor would sabatage a client like that .I am back on track today but I'm wondering why I'm paying good money for a consultation that drives me to emotionally eat . emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon


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Thanks Fait! I hope your day gets better. Men can be stupid! lol Have a great day!

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Hope your having a better day today Sarsparks ((( )))

Ok, just wanted to vent that although I love my husband very much he can be such a butthead!!!!
He wasn't being nice to me this morning and I'm not going to let that ruin my day today!!!
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I had to cry today! I don't really know what came over me, but I think it is TOM not to mention that three of my siblings needed me for very different and emotional things this weekend. I just felt worn out as if no one took time to see how I was. And I broke down and cried. Then I just wanted to have my comfort food. I managed to stay away from it, but only by talking to a friend while crying! I am feeling better, though I believe tomorrow will be a better day!

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BAHAMIANJENNI it is not surprising you are feeling "off" when a year ago you were planning a wedding which never materialized - I have several words about that but am biting my lip...let's just say men are not my fav creatures right now!!!

I am convinced our body has a memory of events and on the anniversary of these events, our body goes through trauma our brains might be trying to hide from us. I had a girlfriend who would go a little off every September, the anniversary of the time she found out her husband had been unfaithful. It gets better with time though, at least that has been my experience.

I think something might be in the air too! I have had an emotional week. TGIF right?!?!?! NEXT week will be BETTER!!!!

Oh and yes, awesome work on the goals!!

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BAHAMIANJENNI I have to say after reading your post about feeling down right blah basically, that I can relate. I am somewhat inthe same boat. This week hasd been a definate roller coaster of emotions. On the other hand congrats on the goals that you have met, happy belated birthday, and great job on the loose fitting clothes. I can not tell you how excited I would be if in your shoes with the loose fitting clothes. I keep telling myself if I loose my clother would be loose & then I can go gewt myself a new outfit for work and not look like a frump. Long story short you inspire me. Thank you


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Good morning fellow Emotional Eaters and happy Thursday, how's everyone? I am doing well, I celebrated my 35th bday on Monday October 25th, 2010, and although I wasnt able to meet my goal of wearing a size 20 on my bday, I still celebrated it in style in my almost too big size 22s (woohoo).
The status of my other goals are as follows:
emoticon emoticon - at least 10 glasses daily
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emoticon emoticon - 3 miles a week
emoticon emoticon - at least 7 hours a night
Eventhough weight/health-wise I am doing well .. for the past few days I have been feeling a bit reflective emotionally, not quite sad, depressed or cynical but not my usual extroverted happy self either. Maybe its TOM, or the disappointment that there is no new job/relocation for me yet, or, maybe its the fact that a few of my very close relationships have transitioned and I wasnt expecting it. It might even be the fact that last year this time my fiance and I were celebrating together and planning our wedding and now, one year later, I am celebrating alone while he is in Barbados with his new wife of 6 months. (sigh) Whatever it is, I feel BLAH, in fact, I wanted to eat LOTS of fatty ice cream and pizza (my comfort foods), but I didnt feel like getting dressed to go for them so I did without.
Hopefully, its just one of those weeks, and the feeling will soon pass.


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10/28/10 8:49 A

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Thank you BEEBEE75 for the good thoughts. Sometimes I need someone to tell me that I am a good person and deserve some me time. I will take your advice and do something for myself this weekend. Your a wonderful person and I thank you for that.

Edited by: MOMOFGWEN1 at: 10/28/2010 (08:49)
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift, that is why they call it the present." Nicley said Kung Fu Panda. LOL


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I sat here reading all your posts and I feel so sad. I just want to cry. You all don't realize how strong you are, how dependable you are, you are all care givers, what good people you are. I think women, as a whole, are so great for all they do and all they sacrifice. I'm 74 and I have been through alot and I have seen others (women) go through alot. I used to beat myself up, thinking I was weak, not smart enough, all the negative things about myself. You know, I have come to the conclusion that I'm certainly not perfect, but I haven't done to bad, for all I dealt with.

And when I read what you are all dealing with I think you are all pretty wonderful.

Now, I want you all, to do something nice for yourself, make the time. Do something you will enjoy. Get your hair done, your nails done, go have a massage. Have lunch with a dear friend, laugh, be silly, whatever. Some will say, I can't afford it. I don't have time.----You can find the money somewhere, charge it, take it from some other expense. But do something for yourself. You deserve it and you are certainly worth it.

Sorry if I sounded bossy. I just feel so bad for all of you dealing with so much. Its not fair. But what is fair.

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I am an emotional eater. I figured this out today. When I get angry about something I will eat or drink something sugary. I am not trying to punish myself yet I am sabatoging myself. Why? I have been reading all the blogs on here an the posts but I haven't seen why. I did read an article saying healthy snacks available but sometimes that isn't possible. I am finding the older I get the less of a filter I have for when I am angry. I have tried Goosefrabra but nothing is helping? What works.
And do you have folks that will piss you off on purpose knowing they are pissing you off ?

For the gal with the mil who won't sell the house now are you pissed at her??????? See that sort of thing would make me mad?

Or the gal that is raising 4 boys and a stay at home mom and the husband says that you are not doing anything. When I read this I had go to something different because that made me mad and I wanted to respond but I wanted to be posititve.

I try to surround myself with positivity thinking that will help but don't you all instead of crying get mad?????????????

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Okay, So I have been kicking and fighting and railing against every bone in my body before I would admit I was an emotional eater... No let's rephrase that... I have always known I am an emotional eater... I have just never sought help for it before now.

I live in a constant state of stress, between a job I am trapped in and being a caretaker for a disabled husband... things get difficult. I struggle with depression on top of it.

I feel overwhelmed. I feel inadequate. I feel angry. I feel hopeless.

I get so tired of always having to be the strong one in the family and always having to be the decision maker that I just shut down sometimes and when that happens... I eat.

I have never been a binge eater... until last weekend. After a day of almost 6000 calories... I knew it was time to bite the bullet and try to get some support.

I run an awesome team by the name of Project Mayhem... I lost 165lbs over two years and have had the privilege of being an inspiration to others... I know what to do. I know how to do it. After a year of recovery from hip surgery... I gained 85lbs. back.

It has left me embarrassed and ashamed. I can't quite seem to get my head back in gear again to do it this time.

Help. I am not quite sure where to start but figured anywhere was better than sitting and eating like I did Saturday. I have to care enough about myself not to do this again... problem is... I am not sure I do.

Ohhhhhh that sounds so pitiful. LOL Oh well there it is in a nut shell. Anyway... hoping I can find some answers here that I haven't been able to figure out or at least be reminded of those I have forgotten.

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10/26/10 12:01 P

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I can totally relate to feeling stressed and out of control. Yesterday we had a health clinic at work called "know your numbers" I had it last year and have tried diligently to get things under control. Numbers really never budged, even tho I eat better and walk 5Km 3X week. She told me to do all the things I was already doing - frustration!!! Then she told me it could be stress. That my flight/fight system is constantly activated and I won't lose weight until I CALM DOWN!! Easier said than done...now I am supposed to join yoga and get with my inner ommmm...

I was having trouble with decision making too. Turned out the root of it was my now ex BF. I life was constantly on hold cuz I was hoping things would move forward with him. Well they didn't he dumped me. But the silver lining is I can finally make decisions again!! I wonder if there is something holding you back as well?

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Feel so frustrated. I have gained about 12 pounds this year. I don't look good in pictures. I am just not happy with what I see. I know it is my eating because I have ran 2 marathons this year, and a bunch of 5Ks.
I get so bored at work and just eat crap that is around the office.
I can't believe I have gained so much weight, and my eating is the cause of it. I feel like I am not going to drop the weight again. I am scared.
My work out routine is all messed up not that I finished the marathons. I don't need to run as much which scares me because then I feel I will gain even more weight.
I am at a loss, scared, and just don't know what to do. I eat out of boredom. !!!!!! mostly at work. People tell me to drink water. I drink so much water I am in the ladies room every half hour. No lie, I have timed it. I drink four cups of water before 11:30 am !!! Another 4 before 5, and then slow down so I don't wake up in the middle of the night to go.
I get so frustrated when people tell me that.
Thanks for letting me vent.

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10/26/10 10:23 A

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AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH! I can't make one single decision today!! I am so confused and frustrated. To many things going on at once. I just want the work day to go fast so that I can get home and figure my home life stuff out. Dance class for daughter no dance class, continue potty training go back to pull ups. Whats for dinner, finances,cleaning, organizing, benefits for friend.... There is so much to do, and I feel like I am pulled in a 100 different directions.

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I love that poem. It fits me to a T. We know the hole is there and we don't avoid it, we keep falling in. I want to get to the place where I go down a new street and not even have to see that hole. emoticon emoticon

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I have been walking down the same street.
Thanks for sharing - The past 3 weeks I have stepped into a huge sink hole. I know what I am doing, but some days I can't help myself. I hope that someday I can claim out of that sink hole for good and walk down that new street.

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10/15/10 9:46 P

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Hooray for you! and for us-for not giving up or giving in! emoticon

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This "poem" reminds me of the struggles I have with emotional eating:

I walk down the street....
I walk down the street, there's a deep hole in the side walk, I fall in. I am lost. I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes years to find a way out!
I walk down the street, there's a deep hole in the side walk, I pretend I don't see it. I fall in. I cant believe I'm in the same place!! But its not my fault, it still takes a long time to get out..
I walk down the street, there's a deep hole in the side walk, I see it there, I STILL fall in, its a habit... My eyes are open, I know where I am, its all my fault. I get out immediately.
I walk down the street, there's a deep hole in the side walk...... I walk around it.
I walk down the street, No No No!! I walk down a different street..........

I am trying to learn to walk down a different street. I am trying to figure out what skills I need in order to do that. Right now I walk down the street, fall in the "emotional eating" hole and know I am there...I get out fairly quickly (get back on track) but I'd like to be able to face the issues a little better so that I am walking down different streets!!!

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10/15/10 10:07 A

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So last night i totally lost it. I was so upset about things going on with my father in law that I let my mind go to the food. I knew what I was doing and yet did it anyhow.
so I said a prayer for inner peace and today- my weigh in day I did the weight in and will pick my little self off the floor and go from here. there is no sense going back over what happened it serves no purpose other than to get my upset again.
so for today i will go to my beloved knitting group and lunch with a friend do my walking and measure my food.

I am so glad you are all here.
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