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Am I committed? Do I really want this to work?........

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Once again, I am having a heck of a time. It is mostly this "binge eating" that is causing me such grief. I was able to have a 21 Day Binge Free Streak, but shortly after that I lost it and haven't been able to get it going again.
I look at every article and book I find on "emotional eating" but I still struggle.
I have currently trying Taste for Truth by Barb Raveling, it is a 30 Day Weight Loss Bible Study. I first got a book and a phone app called I Deserve a Donut (And Other Lies That Make You Eat) and started looking at them. I found that Taste for Truth is a companion Bible study and decided to give it a try. I have just finished Day 4 and it gives me a lot to think about and I am hoping it will help me with this problem.
The summers tend to be a little more difficult for me with the kids home, but school will be starting this week and hopefully I will get back to my routines and back to losing weight and ending binges.
Yes, I REALLY DO WANT THIS TO WORK!!!! Am I committed? I am not sure..
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  • CSRICHMOND
    I'm right there with you...some days are so difficult...have a good long run without a binge and something triggers it.
    I'm sure once your routine gets back to normal everything including your eating will level out.
    Wishing you the best!
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    1864 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    That book sounds good, Peg. I know you can do it with God's help.
    We all can, but we have to put into action what we learn, not always
    that easy. Praying we both can. I might check out the book at the library
    this week in Pt St John, if they have it. emoticon
    1864 days ago
  • AMIK2K
    Sounds like you know what to do. You just need to find a way to make it stick. Maybe try making small changes at a time. That's what usually works for me. Good luck!
    1865 days ago
  • SUSHENO
    I hear you. In 2013, I lost a little over 20 pounds with the help of Spark People. One negative thought knocked on my door and I opened. That was the beginning of my undoing. Long story short, I came back a few months ago and wanted to be healthy again. I also needed to lose weight. But I didn't have the motivation or the willingness to put in the work. I knew that my brain was refusing for a reason(s). So I worked on my thoughts before I can make a "real" commitment. I am not there 100% yet. But I am at 80-85% which is a lot better than when I started.

    Hang in there and your epiphany will come. Just never give up on you! emoticon
    1865 days ago
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