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I was at war with my body for decades
It was like a dam broke, and suddenly I couldn’t stop eating. The guilt was overwhelming but not enough to stop this out-of-control binge. That was in 2010.
Can you relate to this all-too-familiar pattern? With my mom, I started at Weight Watchers when I was 12 and cycled through all the commercial weight loss programs, picking up a few extra pounds every time.
In 2009, I went to Overeaters Anonymous (OA) because food addiction seemed to be the only answer to my problem. I was told that if I ‘just’ never ate my ‘trigger foods’ again, I would be ‘cured.’ That story is long, so let me jump to the ending.
I wasn’t cured.
Probably like you, the more I tried to solve it, the worse it got, even after being 'abstinent for a year and a half. My relationship with food was even more screwed up.