"One thing it took me years to learn is that I could only control myself. How others think or don't think about me is completely out of my control. That was a really tough thing to swallow but after awhile it felt so liberating. I…"
I am at about a month in too and you sound a lot like me at the moment. Sorry can't offer any advice, but just wanted to say you aren't alone in feeling this way, I hear ya, man do I hear ya."
"Carol, Thank you for your blog about your experience. My fear in doing this is in gaining weight, which I have in the past (numerous times) when I've quit counting calories and gone back to trying to learn how to eat "normally again",…"
"Click on either your forum name at top, just right of center on this page OR on Settings in your member box right column towards top. Once in Settings you will see 'Full Name' (3rd line down) where you can type in what you like for a…"
When I joined and entered my full name, I didn't realize my full name would be displayed to everyone on the board. I thought I would have the option of creating a user name. Could someone tell me how to go about deleting my last name from my profile? Thank you.See More
"Grand insight Jay. Judging is really an EXternal type of activity isn't it? "how much' eaten vs. am I satisfied? The diet mentality world would have us believe that a number can 'tell' us something that our body can not.…"
"Julija, IE can be 'ironic' - its something that you do by and for yourself, but you also want to please others too! Diet mentality makes use of your desire to please others (social pressure) but with a high cost to your own self - body and…"
"My mantra during the start of my IE journey was -
EXternal or INternal?
What that did was to help me keep in mind whether what I was choosing was based on my own (body) directions (aka INternal) or if I was being (mis) directed by rules/diet…"
"Monique, blogging can be a personal 'recording', which can be set to not allow comments by others or even only read by you, your IE Forum Friends or everyone. You can also set allowing comments after your approval of them etc.
If you want…"