I just introduced myself in the new members section. My food story is long and involved. I have 75ish pounds to lose. I am roughly 231#, a Type II diabetic but oddly enough I'm pretty fit and active.
I am also a recovered bulimic and binge eater (over 20 years since purging, 15 since my last bona fide binge) and I am after a profound life moment unraveling a food addiction so I won't be dieting specifically.
I'm trying to be aware of and respond to hunger and satiation cues, eating when I'm hungry with mindfulness and gratitude, eating things that will nourish my body and stopping when I've had enough, leaving "treats" for appropriate times like holidays and special occasions. It's working. I've lost 25 pounds this summer without dieting. I have a lot left to go but my goals are modest. I'm here looking for community.
Hopefully there is someone here with similar life experiences or weight loss process.