Eating My Feelings Away

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It’s easy to eat your fears away. That’s what I always did. When things got rough, a night of carry-out was in order. I’d eat and eat until I couldn’t feel anything anymore and just go to sleep. Only to wake up and experience the same problems the next day, and do the same carry-out again.

I gained 120 lbs doing this and it really began to affect my health and my outlook. Furthered my depression making me feel awful about myself and horribly self-conscious. I couldn’t go out to social events, I felt awful trying to dress up. The little voice of depression had grown into a trumpet, telling me of all my failures and shortcomings.

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I decided to change that 3 months ago when my pet was diagnosed with diabetes. I didn’t take good care of myself, but my neglect harmed my cat. So if my cat was on a diet, so was I.

But man its hard. I have those bad days and all I want to do is curl up with a box of pizza for myself. Every day though, I think of my cat and what happened to her and how we are both in this together now. She’s always supported me in dark moments and now I need to be strong for her.

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I’ve lost 16 lbs so far and am finally noticing the progress. It feels great! That trumpet is now drowning out and a new voice is rising, one filled with hope.

What made you change your Diet? What is your motivation? Show your support by Commenting!

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