No comfort eating last night and a good night's sleep. Reading David Burns' Feeling Good' last night. Meditation this morning
I am still noticing the tendency to avoid, this not wanting to be with feelings of shame, attachment stuff, and so forth but I am staying solid with no comfort eating at this time. I am pleased with myself. A friend came over yesterday - we met outside, wearing masks, and I did want to shove food in my mouth to self sooth. It was a solid interaction, I didn't dissociate, I didn't babble, I was here and I did reflective listening and gave him positive feed back. He's doing well, but when he left I went into beating myself up and feeling bad for the people that I have lost in my life. I just walked to the fridge whilst typing that, noticed what I did and came back and started typing again. Anyway I did want to comfort eat last night and I didn't.I am with you; also increasingly noticing myself using food to avoid feelings I don't want to have.
I am doing a bit better with grounding. I am being more here.My tendency with dysregulating feelings in particular, is to forget the importance of grounding in the moment.
It's so true. You are safe. I am safe. We are safe. It's a wild and woolly day outside with torrential rain and I am snug as a bug doing meditation and reflecting on the current/upcoming changes.You are safe. I am safe. We're safe.