I was listening to Liz Gilbert’s Magic Lessons on my way home from work on Monday and the words of Brandon Stanton (the guy interviewed in it who created Humans of New York) really resonated with me. Continue reading
It has been great to share my struggles and journey to ‘normal’ eating here with you, lovely friend, but it has also come at a price if I’m honest. Publicly sharing my journey of comfort eating means that if I fall, I will have a heightened sense of disappointment, shame and guilt.
In fact, when I shared my victory online from a recent weekend where I didn’t overeat, I was suddenly overwhelmed with an urge to eat and I knew the feeling wasn’t coming from hunger. I was trying to push down my panic with food. Continue reading
I messaged a friend yesterday. I told her my husband was away for the weekend and I was scared because of what that would usually mean for me. Continue reading
As I’m writing this post, I feel a multitude of emotions…the most prevalent being panic and worry. When I enquire more into these feelings, I realise that they come from the fear that if I share these words and thoughts with you, dear friend, they might trigger action; they might lead to things getting slightly messy in my life, and that is really scary. Continue reading