You’ve an extremely tough job. I’m a therapist in private practice and I did so agency work, and that was hard enough. I learned that for my at-risk clients especially, a good SW was well worth their weight in platinum. And it was always great to get to use one, to get a client. So, of course I think heading to therapy shall help you.
With emotional eating it always will. And you’ve experienced grief and reduction to deal with, as well as the ongoing problems of your work, and the fact that, with the driving all over, it’s hard to manage good self treatment consistently. Meal planning is fantastic, and I think will help a lot.
But counseling and therapy are actually helpful for uncovering fundamental thought procedures that connect to your emotional eating habits. And I believe more tools can only just be a help. With that said, my starting weight was 175 and at 5′ 3″, our stats aren’t a whole great deal different. My goal is around 130lbs, and I’m at 142 now, so from the vantage point of 33ish pounds down, I could share what’s helped me.
Have healthy snack foods around always. –Apples and other high dietary fiber and low cal fruits top my list. At this time, cherries and berries and watermelon save your day. Perhaps, a little cooler in your car? Smart Sweet gummies, so you can have a little very low sugar candy while driving? That is so important.
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