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Louise
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I can really relate to that Erin. I am an emotional eater & I use food to relieve boredom and stress, and to soothe myself if I feel upset by something. One of my ‘consequences’ is that overeating in those situations doesn’t address the root of the problem. I remind myself that eating addictively because I am bored does not remove the cause of the boredom.

I have found as well that I overeat through habit, and certain situations trigger automatic overeating. It’s been interesting to notice those triggers instead of just mindlessly responding to them by eating.