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1 Perspectives on Exercise?

Perspectives on Exercise?

Posted by Mazzy on December 11, 2014

2 Logical self says "Weight fluctuates. Don't obsess.". Emotional self says "Freaking out!!"

Logical self says "Weight fluctuates. Don't obsess.". Emotional self says "Freaking out!!"

Posted by Evelyn on December 15, 2014

3 Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Posted by Betty on May 18, 2013

4 Premade Meals or Go With the Moment

Premade Meals or Go With the Moment

Posted by Vicky R on December 17, 2014

5 Over-eating out of boredom or tastiness

Over-eating out of boredom or tastiness

Posted by Christine on October 19, 2014

6 Great Moment - Asking Not to Know Weight at Dr.

Great Moment - Asking Not to Know Weight at Dr.

Posted by Laurie Weaver on December 16, 2014

7 Another turning point--of sorts..

Another turning point--of sorts..

Posted by Amy on December 15, 2014

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Introduce Yourself to the Intuitive Eating Community

Please introduce yourself to the group. Consider adding information not in your profile--perhaps any of the following: a surprising tidbit, the reason you are here, your biggest struggle, your biggest victory or insight.

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Inspiration--What Was Your Turning Point?

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Lauren Nicholas's discussion Introduction and Counting Calories?
"Lauren I'm wondering if you can think of something else - fun even - to count instead of calories? How about how many bites of your favorite food you would like to have? Our hugs from dearest friend to make you smile? How about how many second…"
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Lauren Nicholas posted a discussion

Introduction and Counting Calories?

Hi everyone,First off, let me introduce myself as a new member. I've suffered from eating disorders for the past 12 years or so, and I've always been on some kind of diet even though I'm at the low end of normal for my weight range.  I've tried time and time again to commit to IE, as it makes the most sense, but it's so darn hard! This is my most serious go at it, and I'm determined to make it work!  So here's the dilemma:I've trained myself to automatically count every calorie that I consume…See More
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Jules replied to Misty's discussion Grocery Store Shame
"Oh and I was just thinking... maybe I could change what I imagine they are thinking to: "Gee, I wish I could have cake tonight, but my diet won't let me. That woman sure is lucky." Tee Hee :)"
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Tasha R replied to Misty's discussion Grocery Store Shame
"Yes, I do know this shame. Somehow I don't feel it when buying snack foods at the gas station convenience store, but sometimes going to the grocery store just to get snacks for myself makes me feel as if there are judgmental eyes everywhere.…"
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Jules replied to Tasha R's discussion Introducing myself
"Welcome Tasha! We do have much in common :) I hope you enjoy the book. I'm finding this journey terrifyingly freeing lol. Keep hanging with us out here. It really does help."
4 hours ago
Jules replied to Misty's discussion Grocery Store Shame
"Yes, I know this feeling... It's akin to going through the line with just a box of tampons... gee, wonder what's going on with this lady. How do I deal with it? Um, I send the husband - ha ha. Eventually I think I'll be able to go…"
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Misty posted a discussion

Grocery Store Shame

Does anyone know what I'm talking about? When you go to the grocery store and feel ashamed of what you're buying? You feel embarrassed, you feel judged. Today I wanted to go to the grocery store bakery and buy some little sweet treat. Lately I've taken to eating a treat in the evening (not feeling any shame about that) and last night I ran out. I wanted to go to the bakery to buy something new but because I didn't need anything else from the grocery, I felt very embarrassed to just go in there…See More
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Tasha R replied to Lori's discussion What Do You NOT Miss About Dieting?
"Ha ha ha! I LOVE this! I just joined the forum and am trying IE for the first time, and here are 10 pages worth of comments that are perfectly aligned with my thinking! And here I have been beating myself up since I was 14, buying into the diet…"
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Tasha R replied to Tasha R's discussion Introducing myself
"Thanks Katcha! I've been reading some of the discussions and I see you are a very active member and I've enjoyed reading your comments. I will check out the discussion you recommend. Happy holidays!"
9 hours ago
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Tasha R's discussion Introducing myself
"Welcome Tasha. It sounds like you are starting your IE journey with a very good attitude. That will serve you will too. If you have the time and inclination, you may want to read some 'companion' discussions here as you read the IE book…"
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Tasha R posted a discussion

Introducing myself

Hi everyone, my name is Tasha. I am a 39 year old stay at home mom with a wonderful husband and a great 15-year-old son. My story is probably familiar to many. I was a victim of childhood sexual abuse, occurring intermittently from about age 4 to 12. I don't think it's a coincidence that I have also been a binge eater and secret eater since early childhood. In my childhood and teen years I was never overweight (though I convinced myself I was, because at 5'8" I weighed 145 pounds instead of the…See More
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charlotte replied to Betty's discussion Overeaters Anonymous
"Went to one meeting and I was bored, it smelled like smoke, and it was too much reading from the AA bible. not my thing at all.  Intuitive eating seems more in line with my goals than having a sponsor and being accountable in that respect.…"
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charlotte replied to Mazzy's discussion Perspectives on Exercise?
"Sometimes I love it especially when I haven't for a few days.  I crave endorphins but I get addicted to them too which is hard because I get OCD about working out and then fall out of it/get burned out/crave sugar...hoping intuitive eating…"
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