I Have Serious Issues With Overeating

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    Frightening, Destructive, Closet Overeating

    I am a 38 year old male. I live in outback Australia, and I have a problem. My problem is destructive overeating/binge eating. You see, I have chronic sleep apnea. I am approximately 25-30 kilograms overweight and a lot of that weight sits over my chin and soft palate...
    HansZarkov HansZarkov
    36-40, M
    Jul 7, 2012

    I don't know how to stop.

    Everyday I tell myself it will be the last day. Tomorrow I won't binge or overeat or give in to junk food temptations. And yet, again today I ate an entire bag of licorice and a litre of chocolate milk, felt so sick and then made myself vomit. Then I ate half a head of...
    FatAlly FatAlly
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2014

    Reading Geneen Roth It's All About The Pain...

    Reading "Breaking free from emotional eating" and towards the end where she starts to discuss pain, and tho it's so difficult, we HAVE to feel and acknowledge it...instead of eating around it.  I'm trying to keep a journal now of my "mistakes" and "triumphs" of the previous day...
    christine1212 christine1212
    56-60, F
    Mar 14, 2012

    I have had issues with overeating

    and with anorexia as well. Right now, the pendulum has swung in the direction of overeating. Today, I ate an entire medium pizza, then a whole box of Girl Scout cookies and felt terrible. I hate that I keep doing this to myself. I try to only keep healthy food in the house, but...
    detachedgrrl detachedgrrl
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

    again...i want to stop.

    ..i'm always thinking about foods. people doesn't understand. they think this is like joke.. we are struggle to this serious issue. eating something is easiest way to fill your emptiness...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2015
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