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Moving away from IE
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      10 comments

I really had some high expectations when I ordered the original Intuitive Eating book at the end of December 2019. I had googled “intuitive eating” because that's what I wanted to do, not realizing it is a “thing” with multiple books and a stro... Read more
Wow. My break was costly.
Sunday, February 23, 2020      4 comments

I looked at my weight report here on Spark. I started out in early December at 213 pounds. I am currently at 212.5 after cycling back and forth through 209-212.5 for the past three months. Of course, I had to beat myself up - I figured ... Read more
Compromising for self-care
Sunday, February 23, 2020      3 comments

So I ordered Lindo Bacon's books, Health at Every Size and Body Respect, about three weeks ago. I am reading HAES for the second time, and will also re-read Body Respect. But I think I am going to donate both books to Goodwill, as they didn't ... Read more
YES. HUGE breakthrough.
Monday, February 17, 2020      5 comments

Over the past two days, I have been reading a book called Making Peace With Food by Susan Kano. I originally had it back in the early 1990s when I was recovering from bulimia and recently decided to buy it again off Amazon as part of my Intuiti... Read more
Resuming the downward trend
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      4 comments

I have done a lot of dealing with feelings the last few days, and have decided that I am ready to start losing again. I am still following Intuitive Eating - I am not going to actively diet - just keep eating like I have been, but without... Read more
Giving myself some time
Friday, February 07, 2020      5 comments

If you read my last blog, you know that I have spent the last two months going between 208 and 212 pounds, and I have been having trouble getting lower due to previous abuse/trauma issues flaring up, that tell me it's safer to stay in a fat body... Read more
Back in the safe zone AGAIN
Monday, February 03, 2020      11 comments

This is pretty long, about two pages of typed text in Word. You don't have to read it, but I needed to write it and break through the shame so I am sharing it. So it's been two months of this now. In December, I got to 209.9. Under... Read more