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Do I eat when I’m not hungry, or not eat when my body needs nourishment?
“If there was food, I wanted it. If I wanted it, I needed it, so I ate it.”
Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition (Deep Denial)
Do I go on eating binges for no apparent reason, sometimes eating until I’m stuffed or even feel sick?
“On Thanksgiving Day, a few chips with dip began a non-stop eating binge that didn’t really end until May.”
Overeaters Anonymous, Third Edition (My Doctor Insisted)
Do I have feelings of guilt, shame, or embarrassment about my weight or the way I eat?
“Everything I tried led me to the same place, back to the overeating, the sickness, and the shame.”
Voices of Recovery, May 22
Do I eat sensibly in front of others and then make up for it when I am alone?
“My false front was so exhausting, I had to make it up to myself somehow, and the one sure way to do that was to eat.”
For Today, July 11
Is my eating affecting my health or the way I live my life?
“I was certainly unhappy with my appearance, and I was bankrupt emotionally and spiritually, but it was the physical agony that brought me to OA.”
Overeaters Anonymous Second Edition (It Gets Better, I Promise)