(Closed) Is anyone else a stress eater?

posted 6 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
1697 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I JUST started doing this in my 30’s. But I will do it like, I’m having a really bad day and don’t want to make dinner, I will go to a really pricey sushi dinner or just go to eat at my favorite restaurant. Eating well comforts me:) If i get ice cream i will only eat a LIL bit and give the rest to my 12 year old. Or if I buy a cupcake I will have two bites and give it to my son. But even just the two bites of that cupcake comfirt me. BUT my dress doesn’t fit so that lil habit of mine is on hold til after June 16! My favorite indulgence? A BIG glass of red wine!!! I excersize all the time too so my style of “comfort eating isn’t too bad.

Post # 4
1761 posts
Buzzing bee

Absolutely! I go totally crazy sometimes and eat like a maniac. I try to stop myself, but then I’m like I DON’T CARE RIGHT NOW! And then later I feel super annoyed with myself. I’m generally healthy and I work out otherwise, but these slumps can see me gain 10 pounds easily.

Post # 5
645 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

*looks up from her crepe*

“what? effing school.”

Post # 6
13099 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I definitely a stress eater and honestly have never found a way to control it.  That’s why I gained weight before my wedding and then gained even more when my job situation sent me into depression and anxiety.

I’ve just kind of accepted that it is a part of my life.

Post # 7
146 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m absolutely a stress eater!  The only way I’ve found to moderately control this is to NOT buy junk food.  If it’s in the house, I will eat it when stressed.  Somehow, celery or a granola bar isn’t the same.  I still occasionally stop at the local bakery, so this isn’t foolproof by any means. 

Post # 8
1572 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

me…it ruins everything 

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