My stomach has been acting up again. Every time I eat, my stomach gets bloated. It is so uncomfortable, I can barely stand it.
I don’t think the foods I am eating are all that bad, its that I am shoveling them in so fast that I don’t know when I am full so I just keep eating and eating and eating. Then, yes its obvious, bloated stomach.
I am an emotional eater. I didn’t realize how much I was until I did the Arbonne “30 Days to Healthy Living” program. Here, I ate only 3 times a day and it was at, approximately, the same times every day. Here, I noticed that at certain times and because of certain triggers, I would want to start shoving food in my mouth. It was a real eye opener.
I eat for comfort. I want the food to fill me up and make me feel whole.
I eat to bury my emotions. When I feel bad about decisions, or I am trying to avoid decisions, I eat. I want the food to take away the thoughts,the never ending circling of stories that my mind creates.
You wouldn’t think I had these issues with food-I am not heavy, my diet is 100% better than it was in my past.
I didn’t even know I had these issues with food. I think a lot of people have issues with food.
I looked up leaky gut yesterday and, after reading why it happens, along with the symptoms, the reason for my bloating is leaky gut.
I know how to deal with leaky gut and my bloating. What I don’t know is how to deal with my emotional eating. This has me stumped. I usually don’t write about something until after I have come up with an empowered way of dealing with it.
Here, I decided to open and vulnerable. I need help with my emotional eating.
Time to nutritionally rebalance my body with an Arbonne cleanse but, most importantly, find a way to deal with the emotions in a more positive way.