Today's blog is about compulsive eating, or bingeing. Bingeing is such a complex and individualised issue that it is always difficult to do it justice when simply writing about it. However, there is a theme that runs through EVERYONE'S experiences with feeling out of control with eating, that is KEY to solving the issue for good. Binge eating has nothing to do with food. Binge eating is to do with your EMOTIONS. Trying to have more willpower to resist the food WILL NOT work
Quick fixes, false promises, tempting before and after pictures and stories of how people lose dress sizes quicker than they lose their keys, are everywhere this time of year. In fact, most of the year, but particularly now trying to cash in on the traditional New Year's market. Every day I walk past a banner hanging on my kids' school railings. It's advertising a major meal replacement company. It has before and after pictures and the quote "I lost 4 1/2 stone in 12 weeks"