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Discussion in 'Emotional and Mental Health' started by cdpm, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hi
    still looking for help
    but do have someone
    looking into it on my
    behalf
    and just getting food and
    leaving most of it at a nearby
    family members place
    and losing some of my extra weigt
    which is allowing a reduction in
    my insulin usage
    but still no success wit the food
    demons
    thanks so much for asking
     
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  2. lindijanice

    lindijanice Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey cdpm, good to hear from you....trust help comes soon...keep plugging along....you can overcome this! Glad you have family involved now re: storage of food.....take care, be kind to you - this is a huge hurdle, but you will come out on the other side being the better for it....life really sucks sometimes, but always, there is hope and at least one or two things to be thankful in your day.....Blessings/L
     
  3. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well unfortuneatly still no help
    does anyone know what i would type in
    a search online for strategies or things to try
     
  4. lindijanice

    lindijanice Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey cdpm, try foodaddicstanonymous.org and see if that could be something that you could try....looks pretty interesting or prevention.com (the magazine) and should find something in their healthy eating or weight loss sections? Hope that is a start.....thinking of you/L
     
  5. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    doing poorly
    and wondering if fast food every day
    would be bad?
    because bringing home even 1 days worth doesnt help
     
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  6. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This is the thinking which helped me:

    I know I will have cravings.
    These are cravings
    I cant go under them, I cant go over them, I cant go round them, I have to go through them.(from the book we're going on a bear hunt)
    I have to face these cravings, day by day, hour by hours, minute by minute, second by second.
    It will pass. Every moment the craving will lessen. Its like stopping smoking. I can do this.

    I am learning to accept the mouth hunger/emptiness.

    This may be of no use to me, but once i accepted the cravings and situation, it helped.

    My rule I stick to: Have nothing in the house which triggers or feeds the craving for at least 3 days. I felt like an alcoholic getting clean.
     
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  7. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    its going to kill me
    cant do it anymore
    thinking i will need to
    only have vegetables in
    my place of residence
    its the only food i can barely
    control and even then mostly not
    the rest are gone no control
     
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  8. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    probably the worst part is binging on the hypo
    foods
    making no sugar source available nearby
     
  9. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    the last possible solution i can think of with no help
    is to just stop bringing in any food but hypo sources
    and hope for good enough weather to go out to get
    something every day and no injury or illness
     
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  10. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    the house is purged now
    except for
    the remaining salad and 1 bottle of dressing
    coconut milk
    diet hot chocolate
    butter
    and some ground beef i have to use
    o and some candy for hypos
    i dont want to die from being fat and diabetic
     
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  11. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i guess there just really isnt any hope
     
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  12. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    still no better
    i asked for help at my drs
    and at an er
    nothing
    but i thank everyone supportive from here
    for all the replies
    and help
    its an awesome group
    i hope to come back soon
     
  13. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i havent had any professional help yet
    but its not from a lack of trying to find it

    been trying to stick with my 1 safe food
    but its vegetables
    and i hate them which is probably why
    they are safe for me
    not able to have any other foods nearby
    which is embarassing to admit
    that im such a pig
     
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  14. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Moderator
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    Binge eating/food addiction is rarely about gluttony or greed. It's usually much more complex that that, and I'm sure you realise this.

    When you say you're sticking with your safe food - vegetables, do you mean that's what you can keep at home (and bring in protein/fats) to eat with them, per meal?

    My concerno, if you are living purely on vegetables would be that you would be ebale to get adequate nutrition from vegetables alone, over time. Of course, a brief period on only veggies isn't going top hurt anyone, but protein and fats are needed, longer term.

    I really do feel for you.
     
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  15. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You are not a pig. What you are experiencing is not usual. You are dealing with something very, very difficult. Could you have Leptin issues?
     
  16. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Expert

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    I really don't think you are.... as @lucylocket61 has mentioned above it certainly sounds as if you have some problems with grehlin and leptin the "hunger" and "satiety" hormones. I have no idea how you get these checked out in Canada but that is what your story suggests to me. Is there any way you can get this looked at? It would help you considerably and then you can stop blaming yourself for something you may have no control over..
     
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    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i am hoping to buy 3 eggs each day from a kind neighbour
    to have with the veggies
     
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    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    im not sure but i can ask next i see my walkin dr
     
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    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i will ask to see next i go to my walkin dr
     
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    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    thanks to everyone sticking with me
     
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