Stress and Food Addiction

Prior to starting Medifast a year ago I knew I was a stress eater. Hell, I’ve known that for YEARS. It started when I was a kid, when I would eat as a way to shovel down my emotions, and with the weird hope that maybe if I got fat bad things would stop happening to me. Unfortunately, bad things did not stop happening to me–I continued to be a victim of sexual abuse, until the time I left for college. By that point, though, the damage had been done. I was 18 and having to shop at Lane Bryant …

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