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Binge Eating Disorder: What Is a Binge Like?

Binge Eating Disorder: What Is a Binge Like?

One question I get asked frequently about my binge eating disorder boils down to, what is a binge like? The word “binge” is used exceedingly hyperbolically and often leads to confusion both from the person using the term and the person hearing it. What does it mean to binge? How is it different from average behavior? What is it like to binge?

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Binge Eating Disorder: A Secret You Should Talk About

Binge Eating Disorder: A Secret You Should Talk About

When you have binge eating disorder, one of the ways your disorder manifests might be through keeping binge eating disorder a secret. Sometimes it’s keeping  your eating hidden, other times it might take more deceptive forms, including outright lying about what you’ve eaten, when or how much. It’s important to realize that keeping secrets can be part of binge eating disorder and needs to be addressed with a medical professional.

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Wintertime Self-Care for Binge Eating Disorder

Wintertime Self-Care for Binge Eating Disorder

It’s officially wintertime and a lot of people ask me how they can continue binge eating disorder self-care when they can’t do things like go for walks, go to the beach, and enjoy being outdoors. Just because you’re inside doesn’t mean you can’t practice self-care. When you have binge eating disorder, it’s important to not only avoid your binge eating disorder triggers, but to take care of yourself as well. Add some new items to your routine and have fun while practicing wintertime self-care for binge eating disorder.

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How To React When Someone With BED Loses Weight

How To React When Someone With BED Loses Weight

It’s utterly common in modern culture to congratulate someone on their weight loss, but what does it mean when someone with binge eating disorder (BED) loses weight? Weight loss is never automatically a good thing (people lose weight because of physical illness, mental illness, and a variety of other reasons which aren’t positive). But when someone has an eating disorder, what does it mean when they lose weight (Is It A Diet Or An Eating Disorder)? How should you react when someone who has binge eating disorder loses weight?

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Binge Eating Disorder New Year's Resolutions

Binge Eating Disorder New Year's Resolutions

It’s common for everyone, whether you have binge eating disorder or not, to make New Year’s resolutions. But what makes a good resolution and what makes one that will set you up for failure? Although a lot of people don’t take resolutions seriously, they can be a starting point for you to make changes in your life and leave harmful habits behind (New Year’s Resolutions: You Gotta Want It). Binge eating disorder New Year’s resolutions can be helpful.

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When Parties Are Your Binge Eating Disorder Trigger

When Parties Are Your Binge Eating Disorder Trigger

It’s one thing to know what your binge eating disorder triggers are, but when one of your binge eating disorder triggers is parties, things can get complicated. How do you cope with your binge eating disorder when one of your triggers is a completely average, social gathering? With the holidays upon us it’s natural to get invited to lots of parties and gatherings where triggering food, events, and people might be present. How do you handle it when parties are your binge eating disorder trigger?

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Do You Have Good Binge Eating Disorder Routines?

Do You Have Good Binge Eating Disorder Routines?

Human beings are creatures of habit and, one way or another, we find ourselves shifting into routines, including binge eating disorder routines. Sometimes these habits are formed based on positive actions and helpful tips that will keep binging to a minimum and help us through the day. But, sometimes, it’s all too easy to settle into a negative binge eating disorder routine, such as winter weather binge eating, and stay there until the habit becomes incredibly difficult to break.

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Binge Eating Disorder Self-Help: Where Is Your Sanctuary?

Binge Eating Disorder Self-Help: Where Is Your Sanctuary?

Binge eating disorder self-help articles rarely mention having a sanctuary. What’s a binge eating disorder sanctuary? Good question. Sanctuary is defined as a a safe haven or a refuge. A binge eating disorder self-help sanctuary is a place where you can go to get away from your stressors and binge eating disorder triggers like winter weather binge eating and overeating due to the holidays. A binge eating disorder self-help sanctuary gives you a chance to breathe, enjoy yourself, and relax. This safe place can be somewhere where you feel spiritual or somewhere where you have good memories or just somewhere quiet where you can get your thoughts together when you’re getting overwhelmed. Binge eating disorder self-help starts with a safe sanctuary.

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A Horrible, Troublesome, Bad Binge Eating Disorder Day

A Horrible, Troublesome, Bad Binge Eating Disorder Day

A bad binge eating disorder day impacts more than just one day. Find out how to cope after a bad binge eating disorder day, no matter how down you feel today.

Yesterday I had a horrible, troublesome, bad binge eating disorder day. My day was so awful, I spent all of last night crying and writing, writing and crying (Binge Eating Disorder and Art Therapy). I felt defeated, helpless, disappointed in myself, and like an utter failure. After a disturbed night’s sleep, I still don’t feel back to my normal, chipper self. But I got out of bed, put on a dress, went to the tea shop, and started writing this post.

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Winter Weather Binge Eating

Winter Weather Binge Eating

Winter is upon us and while we can expect snow, holiday lights, and carols, a lot of people might find themselves falling victim to winter weather binge eating. What is winter weather binge eating? What are some tips and tricks to avoid it? How can you make it through the holiday season without having your binge eating disorder triggered? Read on.

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