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    finding out the root of my bingeing,what an eyeopener

    After wanting to binge yet again last thurs I decided to really delve deep over the weekend & pinpoint when it started.I was overweight at school but not obese.Figured out when it started it was 11 yrs ago,anyway I wont bore you with the details just wanted to share to anyone that does binge whether its once a week or month find out where it stems from it really does help
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    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
    week 1=5 pound loss
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    week 3 missed class
    week 4=half a pound loss
    week 5=1 pound loss
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    I totally agree- I'm a yo-yoer, so one I plotted my extreme weights and the years I was at those weights, then looked back at what was happening a that time in my life. Made for an extremely interesting read!!!
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    crazy what you discover when you really examine yourself over the years,not saying im cured now but def think its helped
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    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
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    week 3 missed class
    week 4=half a pound loss
    week 5=1 pound loss
    week 6=sts
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    week 8=1 pound loss, 11 weeks pregnant

    week 13=4 pound gain 16 weeks pregnant





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    It's interesting isn't it - when I was about 8/9 was when I was first conscious of being a little bit bigger than my friends but it turned into an obsession - I recently found a photo of me in a bikini when I was somewhere between 11-13 years old, and I had a wicked body in that picture and I've no idea what made me think I was fat. What resulted was extremes and ending up bigger than I ever should have been and the mentality seemed to stem from nothing! Crazy - and yet here I am at the age of 26 after losing over 3 stone to combat it.

    The mind is a funny thing.
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    Interesting idea. I had a think about this myself. I think it was a) when I got to the sixth form and started having chips after school, which made me feel slightly rebellious and grown up and independent (lol) and b) in my second year at uni when I was struggling with stress and depression and started buying big packs of sweets, cake etc. I wonder how one moves on from these realisations to addressing them!
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    Mine started way back in primary school 45 odd years ago.

    I am one of nine and back in the 60's/70's you couldn't buy/eat/waste as much food as you do nowadays.We just didn't have the money.
    One of my aunties was the school dinner lady so used to give me bigger portions and if there was any leftovers she always asked me first if I wanted it.Especially the desserts.I think that is where my sweet tooth has come from.So for years whenever there was food around I would eat as much as I could just in case I didn't get any food later.

    Over the last couple of years I have learnt that I don't need to eat 3 meals plus snacks a day to survive.So if I miss one or two meal a day I won't die.
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    Mine started from heavy bullying at school, I used to get picked on for various reasons and I dreaded going into school all the way through primary school and high school. I used food as a comfort and piled on the weight! Then I was diagnosed with depression and post traumatic stress which I'm now having counselling for. But things are finally on the mend and are getting better, plus I'm losing weight
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    I started when my daughter was about 9 months old,moved into a flat just me & her & I was lonely & no one to see how much you are eating is a disaster because you live in denial.Not sure what happens from here on in but I haven't felt like a binge again yet so who knows? x
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    Quote Originally Posted by tamkat View Post
    Not sure what happens from here on in but I haven't felt like a binge again yet so who knows? x
    I have the odd binge but it always seems to happen out of the blue.I'm trying to pinpoint it and as I don't have periods very often now someone did ask if it could be connected to that.

    Going to start keeping a diary and see if there is a pattern occurring.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lovehearts View Post
    Mine started from heavy bullying at school, I used to get picked on for various reasons and I dreaded going into school all the way through primary school and high school. I used food as a comfort and piled on the weight! Then I was diagnosed with depression and post traumatic stress which I'm now having counselling for. But things are finally on the mend and are getting better, plus I'm losing weight

    Good on you! prove them bullies that you are stronger now xxx
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    so glad things are on the mend lovehearts xx
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    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
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    week 3 missed class
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    week 6=sts
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    wouldn't it be amazing if we could just binge on vegetables & fruit when the urge came along :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by tamkat View Post
    wouldn't it be amazing if we could just binge on vegetables & fruit when the urge came along :/
    Oh yes! But I bet we are making better choices even when we do have a binge now, compared to how things used to be. Unless of course we are too restrictive the rest of the time and just want to break free.
    I have tried a couple of fruit binges - pomelo, melon, and Danio yogurts are pretty tasty. But not always! Chocolate and wine still get in there sometimes. But I tend to think more consciously about what I'm doing and whether I really do feel in need of it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tamkat View Post
    I started when my daughter was about 9 months old,moved into a flat just me & her & I was lonely & no one to see how much you are eating is a disaster because you live in denial.Not sure what happens from here on in but I haven't felt like a binge again yet so who knows? x
    Yes I too find it harder when I'm on my own. And with a baby that must've been even more stressful!
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    Thinking back to when I was 13/14 I used to get home from school before my parents finished work and just raid the cupboards, there was a cupboard where I used to hide things if they turned up early and I remeber finding half bags of crisps, half finished chocolate bars and even a block of cake icing in there!!

    Had some pretty sh**ty things happen when I was a kid so maybe it stemmed from that, the comfort of me being in control and doing what I wanted to yet feeling that I had to hide it away!

    I dont like looking back lol!!! :-/

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