Binge Eating Questions

What May The Effects Be Of Eating Foods I Would Generally Not Allow Myself And Spitting Them Out? This Is An Effort To End/Avoid A Bingeing And Purging Cycle. I Do Eat Enough Food I Actually Swallow.

The Biggest ‘Danger’ In This janurse427 – 01/07/2010 – 08:31 The biggest ‘danger’ in this is the mindset that it strengthens. By doing this, you are not eating normally, or at least treating food normally. It sounds as if you may have struggled with b/p in the past, and if so, this behavior is simply …

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I’ve Been Restricting Myself From Meals Except For Breakfast. Usually I Feel Really Good For Avoiding Lunch And Having Bites Of Random Food For Dinner. Lately I’ve Been Eating More Unhealthy Snack Food And A Lot Of It. I’m Worried About Weight Gain.

Hi…The Reason You Are janurse427 – 08/29/2010 – 13:05 Hi…the reason you are eating what you consider to be ‘unhealthy’ food, and what you think is a lot, is because you are depriving yourself of this food on a regular basis. Restricting your food intake, and limiting yourself to only certain foods, will certainly lead …

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I Was Abused Mentally And Physically As A Child, And I Believe Thats Why I Turn To Food For Comfort. I Am Just Looking For Answers As To Why I Continue To Run To Food Under Every Circumstance In My Life. And Why Cant I Control My Eating Binges?

You Are Likely Correct That janurse427 – 06/21/2009 – 12:44 You are likely correct that your abuse/trauma history is a major factor that has caused you to turn to food as comfort in order to cope. This behavior has become a pattern for you as a method to avoid the intense emotions that are associated …

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I Used To Suffer From Anorexia But Now I Have Begun To Eat More ‘Normally’ I Have Started To Binge Eat, To The Extent That I Cant Stop Eating Even When I Am In Physical Pain. What Is Happening To Me? Why Is Food So Appealing Now? I Am So Out Of Control.

Hi Sophia….Thank You For janurse427 – 01/07/2011 – 06:13 Hi Sophia….thank you for sharing. The reason that you are now so obsessed with food and have begun to binge eat is that your body and mind have been starved by not eating during the anorexia phase. This is common for people who restrict their food …

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I Use To Me Anorexic And Came Through It, About Two Weeks Ago I Was Happy With My Weight But Now I Cant Stop Eating, Iv Gained Nearly 2 Stone In 3 Weeks, My Body Feels Like Rubbish And So Does My Head, Im Constantly Depressed And I Dont Know What To Do.

Nieve…You Say You ‘Came janurse427 – 08/31/2009 – 17:02 nieve…you say you ‘came through’ your anorexia two weeks ago…what does that mean? Were you in treatment? It’s not uncommon for people who have had anorexia to find it difficult to satisfy their appetite. This is understandable, given that their bodies have been starved for so …

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