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I can't keep going on like this

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I can't keep eating like this, but I can't stop.I honestly can't stop myself. I have physically fought myself to get me to not order food, and even then I lose. I can't keep doing this. I'm at my all time heaviest and simple things are so difficult to do but I don't know what to do about it. I feel so powerless. It's like I'm almost addicted to it.
 
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Don't try and deny yourself - just eat differently.

Make sure you're not ordering sugary naughties and you cook yourself some good, wholesome food.

If you try and restrict yourself, you'll just end up breaking and binge-eating...good food and exercise, my friend. :hug:
 
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Do you have any advice for in-apartment exercises? I have a hard time leaving my place due to agoraphobia and I'm desperate to get some exercise and move around.i miss going on walks.
 
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Do you have any advice for in-apartment exercises? I have a hard time leaving my place due to agoraphobia and I'm desperate to get some exercise and move around.i miss going on walks.
Yup! You can grab two tins from the kitchen cupboard and use them as dumb bells - I've been working out with tinned, boiled potatoes for some time :D Do no more than fifteen minutes but do it twice a day - it's a short amount of time which won't keep getting cancelled or dreaded!

Dance clean your apartment at every opportunity - swing your hips when you wash up...lunge with the hoover...moon walk with the mop...polish in fast circles to give both arms a work out...blast the good music to give your spirits a lift and put some energy into you!

You don't need a gym membership, I promise. :hug:

I do my own work out routine but I found this fella on You Tube to give you some ideas. x

 
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I find myself getting addicted to things easier because of covid. I'm getting addicted to being home and in bed. I comfort eat too. I recently lost 40 pounds and fear I will put it back on during the pandemic. I too need to excerise.
 
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I find myself getting addicted to things easier because of covid. I'm getting addicted to being home and in bed. I comfort eat too. I recently lost 40 pounds and fear I will put it back on during the pandemic. I too need to excerise.
It's really easy to lose routine and normality. Seems to have messed up everybody's sleep pattern and it's hard to stay motivated. :hug:
 
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Agreed. Its making a lot of people nervous. They already have a lot to deal with and hard decisions to make. I've been taking it day by day. Coping well enough. 😉
 
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I can't keep eating like this, but I can't stop.I honestly can't stop myself. I have physically fought myself to get me to not order food, and even then I lose. I can't keep doing this. I'm at my all time heaviest and simple things are so difficult to do but I don't know what to do about it. I feel so powerless. It's like I'm almost addicted to it.
Binge eating is an eating disorder that needs treatment. Therapy from an eating disorder specialist helped me such a lot. I tried to manage alone for years but it was impossible. Maybe that is something you could try.
 
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Do you have treatment/therapy/psychiatrist/something to help you psychologically?
 
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I can't keep eating like this, but I can't stop.I honestly can't stop myself. I have physically fought myself to get me to not order food, and even then I lose. I can't keep doing this. I'm at my all time heaviest and simple things are so difficult to do but I don't know what to do about it. I feel so powerless. It's like I'm almost addicted to it.
Google commitment devices. The theory behind it is about making choices in the present which restrict your set of choices in the future. So like in order to control future impulsive behaviour.

People literally made products based on this theory and they made these jars you can put in your fridge and I think they are time delayed so they won't open until the timer passes or something.

One of my commitment devices is a money tin that can't be opened unless I use something complicated. Helps save cash and also thus restricts where it can be spent.
 
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