Right. Here we go … Today is the start of my new nutrition and training programme. Ok, ok, I *know* you’ve heard this before and yes, I have had a few false starts over the last few months but this weekend was the turning point for me. On Saturday morning I broke down in tears [...]
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Son#1: “Mom, please can you organize Chai Tea for me?” Me: “Huh? I thought you wanted to do Muay Thai? I mean, after you met Quentin Chong you were so amped for it.” Son#1: “What are you TALKING about?” Me: “I know you! You’ll start off this new sport with great gusto and then lose [...]
In this chapter of the book Dr Christopher G. Fairburn deals with the psychological and social problems associate with binge eating. Again, just for the record, I am neither bulimic nor anorexic but as I read this chapter, I found that could relate to issues like the diet-binge cycle, the effects of this cycle (and [...]
“Who Binges?” Well, this was all very dull I’m afraid. Lot’s of boring stats about research studies, graphs and tables … yawn. And the bottom line was that because binge eating is normally such a secretive thing and not many people ever get treatment for this problem, there’s no real way to determine exactly who [...]
Wow, these are really amazing! Jeesh … who thinks of this stuff?? Incredible. You can click on each for a larger view.
So what can I tell you about Chapter 1 of “Overcoming Binge Eating”? Firstly, I had no idea how widespread this problem actually is today. According to Dr Fairburn, 1 out of 5 women are binge eaters, that is, they experience “an unrestrained and often excessive indulgence” in eating. That’s a lot of bingers! Of [...]