How can I stop binging?
Please help me
what's happening xx
Do you think you could explain a little more about your binging? I’m not sure whether you mean binging after an anorexic fast, or a bulimic binge-purge cycle.
If it’s binging after a fast, go ahead and binge. That is your body telling you that you need all those nutrients that you’ve deprived yourself of for so long. If you were in some sort of zombie apocalypse and you were starving, if one found food, they would consume a lot in case the food got taken away again. Your body’s thinking, ‘I’d better eat what I can before the next fast starts or I’m gonna die.’
If it’s a bulimic binge-purge cycle type binge, try to take yourself away from the situation. If you’re in the kitchen, take yourself physically away from the food and do something you enjoy or something that requires great focus. Eat sitting down and eat mindfully. Be aware of what you’re putting into your mouth (but not too aware). By this, I mean please don’t obsess over every calorie because it may turn into anorexia, what I mean is don’t just shove things in your mouth mindlessly. If you eat doing something else, chances are your mind won’t be on the amount you’re eating and you’ll overeat. If all else fails, put healthy food as more of an option. Remove all the crisps, all that candy and whatnot and replace it with healthier alternatives like crackers, salad, cucumber, carrot, pretzel sticks. For meals, make something filling, as well, because you may then have that I-can’t-eat-anymore-I’m-so-full feeling earlier.
Hope this helped! If it wasn’t either of those two, just reply back!
I wish I could help, I really do. I am in the same horrific cycle of binge / purge and I cannot seem to stop. I've tried keeping busy, then the binging just cuts into my sleep time.
Please keep talking, I'm here to support and lend a shoulder wherever I can. I hope you find your solution. I continue to search for mine.
Sending love and hugs x
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