The next step for me came after watching a TV program with Paul McKenna - (Freedom from Emotional Eating). He was suggesting, “All you need to do is use this system, which is a process of psychological and behavioural change, and listen to signals from your body.” It was perfect! Because for the past 15 years I had been studying the body, mind, soul connection and I KNEW that the key to overcoming my food obsession was in my mind and spirit. Here was the “system” which was co
I always thought that even quitting drugs or smoking would be easier than healing a food issue because you HAVE to eat. How was I going to stop obsessing about food?
My first step in healing the food issue was to do something so I wouldn’t have to think about food.
I went on Nutrisystem. Now, I know that is not high quality food but I didn’t have a lot of options. (This was almost 10 years ago...) I picked the food out, it was delivered and I ate what I needed to. It work
So the journey begins several years later when I began to study alternative healing methods. It had always been an interest of mine and so I just started reading. I also read any other self-help book that drew my interest. Some of the books that have been the most impactful in my journey are:
The Dark Side of the Light Chasers - Debbie Ford.
Woman Heal Thyself - Jeanne Blum (This was over my head at the time, but still impactful)
A Return to Love and A Woman’s Worth - M
I remember that the day I decided to start depriving myself of food I ate a small breakfast and didn’t eat the rest of the day. When evening came I went up to my room and did a 2 hour workout. The next day the scale said I was down 4 pounds!
Because I hadn’t weighed myself in so long and then had weighed myself after having indulged all day while we were out shopping, I had no idea what my actually starting weight was. The problem was that I didn’t think about that at the t
Yesterday I posted a “Transformation Tuesday” picture of myself after deciding about a year ago to put on some muscle mass. So amazing that last night I wondered if I should tell the story of healing myself of my eating disorder and then happened to received a message this morning from someone asking me about it.
So, I decided I would share the story of my journey. I hope that this helps someone else out there in their own healing journey. I may write this in a couple diff