Stopping Our Sugar & Flour Addictions—How I lost 75 lbs & Kept it Off. | elephant journal

“It is possible to stabilize your weight and not have to pay attention to the next hot “diet of the month.” This is not a gimmick or a sales pitch.

I’m just a girl who struggled with food addiction most of her life and I stumbled across a solution.

A solution that is so simple that it infuriated me that none of my doctors or eating disorder counselors told me about it.

My name is Jenny and I identify as a recovering food addict.

When I put sugar and or flour in my mouth, it sets up a powerful physical craving followed by a mental obsession. Like most addicts, I’ve lied, stole, and hid my using—but, there was no hiding the 75 extra pounds I was carrying around.”

My addiction began when I was about six and continued to progress until I landed in treatment when I was 21-years-old.

Source: Stopping Our Sugar & Flour Addictions—How I lost 75 lbs & Kept it Off. | elephant journal