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Emotional Eating! Help!

I have been so down lately & cannot seem to shake it. This negative, sinking feeling is making it harder and harder to combat overeating & food cravings. Any good suggestions for dealing with emotional eating?

Tue. Jun 19, 4:02pm

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Therapy?

A book from the library or book store about emotional eating?

If I did it correctly, below is a link to the listings at Amazon.com.

Take charge and good luck!

Link

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 4:46 PM

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The key is to develop a different "crutch" when you're not going through a tough time. You can make that crutch healthy, like walking or yoga. Or you can make it expensive, like shopping. It's really hard to turn that channel away from sugar when you're in the middle of an emotionally taxing period.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 4:51 PM

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Thank you guys for the suggestions. Your link did work 4:46.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 4:58 PM

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4:46 here

You're welcome and go buy one of those books!

I don't agree with simply changing your crutch. It might work but do you really need a different problem? I say to work on eliminating the issue itself.

again, good luck.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 5:30 PM

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I for one would love too much walking to be my problem! lol

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 6:58 PM

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 7:49 PM

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To the OP....I know the territory well. I have a couple of people I call now when l am feeling pulled under. And just knowing that they know helps me turn the tides. They are hand picked for their perfect responses. I've had to learn to do this. Admitting emotional eating during really rough periods is the first step....sometimes the hardest. You did a good thing by writing this. Do your groups and teams know?

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 9:24 PM

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You should find out what really causes you to eat. You said you've been feeling down lately and cannot seem to shake it off, so perhaps you have depression? I have anxiety, which a lot of times brings on some depression, so I understand your whole thing of emotional eating. You should seek professional help. Don't wait either. Best of luck! It's tough.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 9:45 PM

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I think that finding a new crutch could be a start to eliminating the problem completely....speaking from experience, at first whenever I was down I would eat the most fattening thing I could find and then I would hate myself for eating all that fattening food which only ate more......as I became more into working out and stuff I started going to the gym whenever I got down and all those endorphins made me feel pretty good..now I am at a place where I can look to myself to bring my spirits back up whenever I get down....I no longer need food or the gym to keep my spirits up

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 2:09 AM

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I think that finding a new crutch could be a start to eliminating the problem completely....speaking from experience, at first whenever I was down I would eat the most fattening thing I could find and then I would hate myself for eating all that fattening food which only ate more......as I became more into working out and stuff I started going to the gym whenever I got down and all those endorphins made me feel pretty good..now I am at a place where I can look to myself to bring my spirits back up whenever I get down....I no longer need food or the gym to keep my spirits up

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 2:09 AM

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