Losing weight with an eating disorder

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Losing weight with an eating disorder

One of the things that I am very open about is my own eating disorder, not bulimia. I don't have anorexia. I am an over eater, and I have had that since I was a little girl. Essentially what it is, is that anytime I am nervous or feel sad, depressed or anything I would go to food. That is how I would make myself feel better. If I was sad I would eat. If I was happy I would eat. I mean if I was nervous I would eat. I would be eating constantly. Losing 100 pounds and having an eating disorder is quite a feet but it is very possible. But if you are somebody who has an obsession with food, and that is really what I would talk about it as an obsession. It is very tied to your emotions you might have an eating disorder just like me. You know what it doesn't own you.If you feel like you might have an eating disorder, I have 1 piece of advice for you. Your weight does not define you. You define you. You are who you are regardless of what size you are. I am the same person now as I was when I was a size 22. I got to tell you something. There is hope out there. When you are emotionally drawn into eating there are things that you can do to stop yourself from doing it to much. It is kind of like tricking yourself into better behavior. But over a period of years you can get a hold of it.

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Leah Segedie

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Leah Segedie is a fitness matriarch in the social media realm who helps “digital moms” learn and sustain healthy living practices to combat obesity. She has lost over 170 lbs. over two pregnancies and is an inspiration to women all over the Internet with her communities Bookieboo.com and Mamavation.com.

Leah has been recognized for several feats in her professional and personal life such as being named “Mom of the Year” by Shape Magazine, also being named the 4th most Influential Mommy Blogger by Cision Media, compared to Lady Gaga for her unique social media tactics in The Huffington Post, and Bookieboo being named a “Favorite Weight Loss Blog” by Fitness Magazine.  Leah has a master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California. She was also Commencement Speaker during her 2001 Graduation Ceremony at the University of Southern California when she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She lives in Simi Valley, California with her husband and three young children.

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