Tag Archives: compulsive overeating

My quiet mind

I’m 48 and reaching the 49 year mark.  I have no memories of my mind being quiet about food.  In fact, I don’t know if it ever has been.  My life and relationship to food has always been about what … Continue reading

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One step closer

Vulnerability.  It’s a word that makes me feel a little naked and exposed.  When I think of getting vulnerable, my chest tightens and I want to hide because being vulnerable is.. well.. it’s vulnerable and uncomfortable.  I never used to … Continue reading

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Bullies and betrayal

It’s taken me some time to process what I’m sharing in this writing.  I had to step away from the experience long enough in order to share it with ease.  Several months ago I was participating in a group phone … Continue reading

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Punishment by pants

As you read this, are you wearing clothes that are comfortable?  If not, why?  I went shopping for some clothes the other day and  I found myself thinking about a conversation I’d had with my growth partner about a year … Continue reading

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That’s not what I wanted

This post has been rattling around in my head for almost two weeks.  The reason it’s rattling is that I’m still not sure of all the implications.  I have found in the past that when I get it in writing, … Continue reading

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Telling the truth

My body, like all our bodies, gives me messages if I’m only willing to listen.  Recently my very fit family wanted to get together and go for a walk/ hike around a local state park.  This park has some hills … Continue reading

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Dropping the other shoe

It’s been a tough week. I actually hesitated over that word “tough” because it can cry victim but that’s not its intent.  I say tough because I feel like I’ve been in the dregs of it all so maybe uncomfortable … Continue reading

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If Only

Last night I found myself in the car for about an hour and it seemed as if out of nowhere came a desire for fast food.  It’s something that I rarely partake in- well, drive through fast food is something … Continue reading

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3 year anniversary, really?

I can’t believe it’s been three years since I started this blog.  It probably seems like less because there are months and quarters and even half years that I didn’t post anything.  Lately I seem to be coming into my … Continue reading

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Kept

Recently I read a book and it was about a woman who had been kept by older men since she was a teenager. She’d had several relationships with older men who had taken care of her physical needs with clothing, … Continue reading

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