Why do I have Food Binges?

Fail and Binge – Yes I Do


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I have been doing so well with my LCHF eating and Intermittent Fasting, and I love all the benefits and the way I feel when I’m doing things right.  But I do occasionally have some issues. I have the occasional binge eating fail. This is so disturbing to me when I do that and I feel awful afterward, both emotionally and physically.  My fibromyalgia pain returns, my hunger is out of control and my blood sugar tends to go way up because of what I eat.

This time, I had a real binge day yesterday.  I was really hungry the last couple of days and I cooked a hamburger meal with sweet potato fries, coleslaw, onions, tomatoes, baby spinach leaves and for dessert (this was so wrong!) I cut up strawberries and mixed them with blueberries, and served them with Cool Whip topping.  I ate my hamburgers with buns too – I usually don’t but couldn’t resist yesterday.  And last night I cut up the rest of the fruit and then ate several “sugar-free” cookies which still have carbs in them and are not good for me.  I ate some salmon dip with almond crackers too.  So I totally blew it yesterday.  Today, I’m getting back on track and fasting with water and coffee only. Continue reading “Why do I have Food Binges?”