To help you understand if food has moved out of its God-given realm and into an inappropriate place in your life, answer the following questions, and be sure to explain why you answer the way you do.
Now that you may have recognized help is needed in your life, how do you know where to go to get the right help? There needs to be an internal connection (trust) for this to work. Frankly, it can be quite a circuitous path to find the help you need.
Help is not always something you’re willing to accept. If you’re at the end of your rope, you have to drop that rope and grasp onto another one you’re not holding. If you’re up a creek without a paddle, once given a paddle, you actually have to start paddling, often against the current. If you’re in over your head, you have to decide to come up for air. Help is needed, help is offered, but help also has to be accepted. Help is a three-step process.
Whether a person suffers from bulimia, anorexia, or compulsive overeating, eventually the secret does manifest itself. Our bodies are able to tolerate enormous amounts of abuse, but sooner or later they begin to break down. Weight drops dramatically, teeth rapidly decay, the throat bleeds, and the heart beats erratically, or stops altogether. Twenty percent of …