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Old 02-20-2019, 11:37 PM   #1
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Default Binge Eating at the end of the day

Hello everyone,

I'm new in here and hope I'll get some feedback about my problem.
The thing is that the only thing I wait for every day is for the sun to goes down come home or go out to eat and drink some wine. Mostly I love to drink some wine and then eat, It relaxes me , makes me happy and keeps me in the moment, it vanish all my thoughts and basically this is the only thing that gives me joy in life, the only thing I am anticipating for , I love to meet friends and it is always involve with eating and drinking, I feel bored without that, when I'm alone I'll always eat in front of the TV.
I can diet all day and then eat the entire house at night. This is my pleasure I feel lack of motivation all the time and wine gives me happiness if I'm alone I can chat with people and if I'm with people it's never boring.
I have ADHD and I also take Adderall once on a while and when I am taking it I take it at night so it replaces my binge eating (I can't do this every time cause I'm working).
I don't even love Sex so basically food and Wine is all the pleasure I have. I can't find anything I love to do, especially not during the day when I work. I'm not a person of routine and I am looking for excitements all the time but with work and married life (no kids yet) I just can't find them.

I run and exercise and after that I feel even more privilege to binge.
I'm obsessed with food and each day I'm thinking all day about what I'll eat at the evening.
Is there some real methods to deal with this? I feel depressed if I know I'll come home and not enjoy food, is like a sad wasted day. I feel I need to enjoy each day cause time flies and it scares me AF and I enjoy come home at the evening open a bottle of wine make myself food I love and watch Netflix. But I feel emptiness, day after I having trouble eating up for work and my stomach gives me problems.

Sorry for the long post.

Thank you
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Old 02-21-2019, 06:07 AM   #2
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Default Re: Binge Eating at the end of the day

[QUOTE=kylen;6444661]The thing is that the only thing I wait for every day is for the sun to goes down come home or go out to eat and drink some wine. Mostly I love to drink some wine and then eat, It relaxes me , makes me happy and keeps me in the moment, it vanish all my thoughts and basically this is the only thing that gives me joy in life, the only thing I am anticipating
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This is my pleasure I feel lack of motivation all the time and wine gives me happiness if I'm alone I can chat with people and if I'm with people it's never boring.
Using alcohol is dangerous ground. I am an alcoholic but I wasn't one my whole life and it started with using wine to be happy.
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I have ADHD and I also take Adderall once on a while and when I am taking it I take it at night so it replaces my binge eating (I can't do this every time cause I'm working).
Do you also take it so you can stay up and eat or drink wine? Are you able to sleep the nights that you take it?

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Is there some real methods to deal with this? I feel depressed if I know I'll come home and not enjoy food, is like a sad wasted day. I feel I need to enjoy each day cause time flies and it scares me AF and I enjoy come home at the evening open a bottle of wine make myself food I love and watch Netflix. But I feel emptiness, day after I having trouble eating up for work and my stomach gives me problems.
I know you take adderall for adhd but have you heard of vyvanse? It is the only stimulant that has been approved for binge eating disorder in addition to adhd. Maybe it is something you can consider?
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Old 02-22-2019, 05:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: Binge Eating at the end of the day

Alcohol definitely contributes to the over consumption of food. I became an alcoholic due to my depression, and I would often binge eat when drinking. It was my comfort way to deal with my issues. I would wake up sometimes and not remember having consumed MASSIVE quantities of food. I went from about 130 pounds to 160 in about a year. Now I am pregnant and I am absolutely kicking myself for destroying my body and putting my health in jeopardy so that I now have to gain on top of an unhealthy weight for my height.

I haven't drank in 5 months due to my pregnancy, so I automatically turned back to over eating. What I have done to curb this is to make sure I drink PLENTY of water, believe it or not dehydration can cause you to binge eat. I also eat throughout the day, and I try to healthy foods with lower calories but that are filling so I can eat well...a lot. I still constantly think about food, eating, and miss drinking but I have gone a while without binging.

Today

6 am: Cheerios. I use whole milk, diet/low calorie options don't have proper nutrients.

9 am: Hummus on wheat bread packed with vegetables.

11:30 am: portion of pasta (maaaybbee two)

5 pm: Extremely large salad.

Then later on if I want, I have a dessert of my choosing. I also try to drink water with every meal. When I was skipping breakfasts or saving myself for one large calorie dense meal I ended up binge eating. Like the last time I over ate I had ordered a chicken parm entree and the last time I ate was a HUGE sandwich at 9 am. I said to myself I was only going to eat a portion, but ended up just eating the entire meal. Then, I went for more in my fridge. More. More. More. Until I was so full I felt sick and ended up vomiting. Me personally once I over eat, I just keep going because I subconsciously figure "hey well ya messed up already". Eating more frequent meals, smaller portions, less calorie dense options, more water, and that has largely curbed it. It's important to make yourself feel "full". You can enjoy food without over eating or without starving yourself.

Also... LIMIT YOUR DRINKING. I can relate to the emptiness. I feel despair when I wake up knowing just the other day I ate an five slices of pizza, a bowl of pasta, cake, a breakfast sandwich, etc. I want to eat again, and the cycle continues.

I have accepted that I use it as an outlet, but I have been trying to make smarter choices about it and indulge without going crazy.
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Old 03-01-2019, 01:31 AM   #4
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Thank you all for your answers,
The only thing that can replace me this feeling of emptiness of nothing to wait for the evening is going to dance or to some concert, but I'm all grown up and there isn't much activities like this anymore especially not in working days.
Only after I eat I feel happy at night, but of course the morning after is awful.
I don't know how I'll live when I'll be pregnant, how can I avoid Alcohol and Adderall and work?? I have no Idea how to manage that.
I need something to hold on to so it will bring me to the moment, something to work on my patience and live the now and not wait all day for the evening.
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Old 03-24-2019, 09:49 AM   #5
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Hi,


Try following things, i think this will help you :

Drink more water this can prevent binge eating and can keep you feeling full to decrease intake.
Yoga can help prevent binge eating and may reduce common triggers like stress and depression.
Fiber can help keep you feeling full to reduce the feeling of hunger and calorie intake.
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:23 AM   #6
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Default Re: Binge Eating at the end of the day

Hello,

I don't know if you still look for an answer to your post. I experience the same need at night. Just that to em is not bringing relaxation but even more guilt and shame and it is a vicious circle.
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