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April 26 Self Acceptance
Monday, April 26, 2021      1 comments

Reflections on the meditation in 'Just for Today' by Narcotics Anonymous for April 26th... all my own words. It starts with a few lines about how those dealing with addictions tend to have little self-acceptance. Looking at the havoc the ad... Read more
Update April 2021
Monday, April 26, 2021      0 comments

It's been almost one year now since I started applying, or maybe I should say, since I started to TRY to apply, the principles of the Bright Line Eating (BLE) program in my life. The basic rules of BLE are * No Sugar * No Flour * Eat 3 ... Read more
Update
Monday, January 11, 2021      3 comments

It's been a year since I posted here. That's why I thought I'd write an update. In February I found a very interesting YouTube about addiction, in which it was explained that the brain of an obese person responds to the thought / image (can... Read more
Update
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      1 comments

Thought I'd write an update - it's been more than one year since I last posted. Am I cured from BED? Sadly, no. Have I stopped binge eating? Unfortunately, again I must say no. In the meantime I can say this: I lost about 7 kg l... Read more
Now that my elimination diet is over...
Sunday, December 16, 2018      1 comments

(Copying this post from my other account.... ) In my previous blog (this is the second blog I'm posting today) I mentioned that even during a crisis, I managed to continue eating according to my elimination diet. This because I knew that if I s... Read more
Responses to thoughts about overeating during a crisis
Sunday, December 16, 2018      0 comments

(Copying this post from my other account).... Based on an article (see the link below) by Judith Beck, I am thinking about responses (response cards as Judith Beck describes them) to thoughts about overeating during a time of crisis. ... Read more
About snacking
Sunday, November 04, 2018      4 comments

I read through some of the articles posted on this thread and try to summarize the points that matter to me. . * Snacking promoties mindless eating. * Not eating snacks means looking forward to your meal more and enjoying it more. ht... Read more
Good SP article about how to avoid overeating
Saturday, November 03, 2018      3 comments

https://www.sparkpeople.
com/resource/nutrition_art
icles.asp?id=2170&page=2 Below I am just citing or putting into my own words the parts that appealed to me most of the article by Erica Florentine. *Overeating c... Read more
How to change one's eating behaviors
Saturday, November 03, 2018      1 comments

I have been reading a (Dutch) book about 'diet psychology' in the past week and I thought it 's quite interesting. The name of the author is Heleen Ligtelijn, which is very funny because 'Ligtelijn' can be translated as something like 'sveltefig... Read more
First steps in overcoming binge eating
Monday, May 14, 2018      4 comments

Posted this on one of the SP forums but thought I'd also post it here: 1. The very first thing to do is to begin to eat at set times. Decide how many meals and snacks you want to eat and on when you will eat them and then begin by trying a... Read more
Re-starting a 'guidelines' team
Saturday, April 28, 2018      4 comments

I re-started a team to promote guidelines to overcome binge eating and overeating. Just so there is a place where those interested can come together. I'll post the basic guidelines described in this blog on it and everyone who feels like j... Read more
Evaluation of the BED treatment
Monday, August 21, 2017      4 comments

Given that I wrote a lot about the BED treatment that I got in 2015 (and after-care in 2016) I think it's only fair to give an update about how it worked out. I am all for honesty, (or, I try to be!) so here goes. I am sad to say that while... Read more
Calorie calculator
Thursday, August 10, 2017      1 comments

www.bmi-calculator.net/b
mr-calculator/harris-bened
ict-equation/ With the information in this article you can determine how many calories you need. Important: for someone who struggles or has struggled with bing... Read more
A way to handle sugar and curb cravings
Thursday, June 15, 2017      3 comments

Here's something I wrote in reply to someone who struggled with an anxious desire for more chocolate and other sugary foods.... * It is good to realize that for many people (but not all of them) eating sugar makes you crave more sugar. Ther... Read more

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