This is a large group, but posting is infrequent.
I worry that my blog-length post, where I'm basically talking myself into a healthier lifestyle, is clogging things up on this board - that many of you open the page, see that post at the top and think oh, nothing new happening here.
Just ignore my ranting and raving. I can't afford real therapy so I'm basically doing it myself. And doing it publicly keeps me accountable. But I hope to God I'm not discouraging anyone else from posting.
And, seriously, what I'm seeing in six months here is that people post once and then vanish. There will be a heartfelt :I have to make a change'; post, but very rarely any followup. Why? Let's talk about what we need, here, to make this our safe place, and make this a place where we can help each other out.
What do you need this page to be? What has stopped you from posting more?
I ate healthy and exercised very well for an entire week which I haven’t done with no issues since maybe my sophomore year of high school. Then last night my cravings got the best of me and I kept telling myself no, but then came to the conclusion, one I always seem to accept, that since tomorrow (today now) is Monday, then I could eat a bunch of junk and start over with the new week. This is...
Last night was the lowest point for me. In the past few weeks since giving up my part time job I've truly let myself go. I don't know whether it is the shame and embarrassment for not being able to manage it, or the guilt at not having to work while others around me do. I don't know if it is the boredom of not having to do anything or the relief of being able to do absolutely nothing if I don't...