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Disordered Eating

For many patients, overeating is a way of coping with stress – an unhealthy way that ultimately causes the additional physical and psychological stress of being overweight.  You may benefit from seeing a counselor who can help you reflect on how you cope with stress and to brainstorm alternate coping behaviors.

There is a new group of Overeaters Anonymous in our area.  There are several weekly meetings:

  • Saturday 9AM St. Paul’s Episcopal Church @ “Carriage House” in the corner of the parking lot behind the Church
  • Monday 7pm Mead Memorial United Methodist Church Route 29 South
  • Tuesday 7pm At the Kirk in Forest VA.

 Contact Bev  at 434-426-5853 or Mary P at 434-656-1472 for more info.

 

Click “Read More” to take the Eating Disorders Quiz 
  • Do you worry that you have lost control over how much you eat? 
  • Do you make yourself sick when you feel uncomfortably full? 
  • Do you currently suffer with or have you ever suffered in the past with an eating disorder?
  • Do you ever eat in secret?

If you answered yes, you may have an eating disorder.  Tell your doctor so that you can be referred to a counselor who specializes in these disorders.

 

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