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By HERWriter Guide January 6, 2011 - 8:58am

Hi All

I think the focus of this Group is great. From my own research, I would say far more of us have problems with food and eating that don't fit into a "disorder" so to speak, than a real disorder - but are dysfunctional nonetheless.

We are not anorexic, chronic bingers, bulimics or that kind of thing. Rather we eat 300-800 calories too many everyday, we unconsciously snack, we don't focus on our food when eating (very important) and we lack portion control.
While these behaviors don't cause serious health problems (for now), they still affect quality of life and leave many of us constantly 20-30 lbs over-weight and not happy about it. With support and education, this CAN be turned around fairly quickly and not as painfully a we may think.

Great topics, thanks!

January 6, 2011 - 8:58am
By December 13, 2010 - 2:39am

thank you nisha
yes i do try to eat slower.must admitt since i am eating less,my I,B,S, is lots better..think problem now its festive season and we socialise a lot.also my husband has aspergers and fills house with junk food.he is addicted.[like most a/s]have begged him not to bring all the goodies home,as its so tough for me.of course being a/s he takes no notice,his addiction is so great he cant stop.and does not want too.thanks nisha,

December 13, 2010 - 2:39am
By December 12, 2010 - 9:46pm

Hi Jean,

It's wonderful that you have so much insight already about some of the underlying reasons for why things are the way they are. And I definitely work with a lot of women who share some of your sentiments. I teach a lot of free classes on these kind of topics for women. You can sign up to learn about them at www.nishaniwellness.com

For now, my first tip is to slow down your eating (chew well) and put your attention on how your belly (aka intuition) is feeling...

Take good care!


December 12, 2010 - 9:46pm
By December 8, 2010 - 7:22am

i have had weight problems all my life.lots of councilling over the years.i eat healthily,but too much.i understand i am feeding my inner child,i am also a carerover the years i have lost and gained weight.i do not have an off button to tell me when i am full.i do not buy loads of sweets or chocs,
the only way i ever lose weight is through hypno therapy.i have a very good therapist,trouble is when i shift the weight and get weight down.then it tends to go back on,quick.this has always been a deffence mechanism,i feel safer fat/i feel people like me for me,not what i look like.when i was younger every time i got slim,then i would get lots of male attention.totaly unwanted.i am happily married.hated the fact that people who ignored me when i was fat,now wanted to know me?????
felt unsafe and vulnarable,
now i have to lose weight for my health.so went to hypnotherapist twice in last 3 months,and have lost over 16 pounds/slow but sure.3 small meals a day.no picking.so far so good.every time i start to fantacise about food i know i need top up.[hypnosis]do you have any more tips for me

December 8, 2010 - 7:22am

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