This advice is true whether you experience binges or have a cycle that’s more diet – free for all. Isabel Foxen Duke has much wise advice, including this: to get out of these cycles permanently you have to give up attempting to control your weight.
Whoa – that’s a scary thought, but it’s really less scary than you’re probably thinking. Here’s an excellent blog post to get you started.
When you’re only okay with yourself at a certain weight, it’s like you’re handing food a baseball bat and saying: “You have the power to make or break me, show me who’s boss.” Emotional Eating is the almost certain outcome of hating your body.