When we feel bad about ourselves or when we feel “lesser than”, we turn to food to make us feel better. That is what we, overeaters, do. If we are ever to heal our relationship with food and no longer turn to it for comfort then we must heal ourselves. This starts with improving our self-image.
One area that I hear all overweight women struggle with is how they look in their clothes. Either they have given up and just seemingly don’t care or they feel like they try and they keep failing to look good.
If you are one of those people that says “I don’t care”. Trust me. You’re kidding yourself. You say you don’t care and then you overeat – why? Because you do care – you just don’t know how to solve the problem.
The obvious answer always seems to be: Lose the Weight. But it’s not that simple. No matter how much weight I have lost, I’ve still struggled in the stores to find what best fits me and I always leave the store feeling bad about the way my body is shaped. Until recently, when everything changed…….. Continue reading