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Compulsive Overeating Diary | Living with Binge Eating Disorder

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Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.

Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.

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English


Episodes

Ep 0151 – Shine Brightly

12/16/2017
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I’m back down to the podcast rock as it’s confirmed, I have a pretty crumby case of Plantar Fasciitis which means no hiking for now. But today’s show will be all about finding the bright side. I let go of success and embrace experience. We greet our newest BC, Patty O., who posted on Daily Adventure Tales. Thanks Amazon shoppers and BC Mary S. for the virtual coffee. I read a blog post inspired by Dawny's comment then I’ll BRAVELY share the tough love BC Dave gave me after. Comments by...

Duration: 00:35:06


Ep 0150 – The Bravery of Dave and a New Magic Word

11/27/2017
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Learn the power of a new magic word Mark and I have been using lately. We welcome our newest BC Jeanette M and give a special shout-out to the ladies of Jenn Hand's 'The Normal Eaters Club'. BC Dave wins the BIG HEART award for encouragement and ultimate bravery as he shares his personal ghost story from day 148. BC Jo shares encouragement. Dawny updates us about her house and life. Our old friend, Sue from the U.K. shares fantastic news as well as some challenges with her grief. BC...

Duration: 00:32:08


Ep 0149 – Bonus – Mindful on the Mountain

11/12/2017
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I thank our Veterans for their service then muse about the unexpected benefits of mindfulness.

Duration: 00:22:07


Ep 0148 – Busting Your Own Ghosts and Mark Comes Clean

10/31/2017
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Happy Halloween everyone! In honor of the day I wrestle with letting go of some of my personal ghosts and turn my most dreaded body part into my new super power. We meet our three newest brave companions, Maria S, Sunny from Taiwan and new BC Kathy C. BC Dave shares his and his wife, BC Kathleen’s experiences with Disc Golf on the BC Bravery Sports report. Dave also weighs in via comments on his thoughts about body image, after my Oprah reaction on day 144. BC Jo sends Dawny and me her...

Duration: 00:40:06


Ep 0147 – Celebrate Who We Are Now

10/19/2017
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Back on the podcast rock after recovery from my skin cancer procedure, I ponder the value of an aging body and what it has to teach us. Dawny checks in with a life update and some much needed support for me after my last emotionally draining show. Thanks to BCs Mary S and Cynthia from the Netherlands for their support via Instagram. Dawny’s latest Foolish Fun in honor of the Fall season.

Duration: 00:22:43


Ep 0146 – Our Bodies Aren’t Who We Are – Memories One Year Later

9/27/2017
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I face strong emotions one year after Mom died and ponder why we put so much emphasis on our bodies. Comment conversations about life being affirming or draining from BC Mary S., BC Jo from the UK, BC North, BC Kat and BC Josephine. BC Cynthia from the Netherland’s Instagram response after our last show. Snippets from Dawny and Brave Petra who left update comments on compulsiveovereatingdiary.com. Another visit with Mark the Meditator who gives his thoughts on mindfulness inspired by...

Duration: 00:43:29


Ep 0145 – Is it Life Affirming or Draining?

9/16/2017
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Yay! Finally live from the Next to Top Zen Place on the mountain where temps are down and my optimism is up as I ponder a new way to look at choices. We greet 4 new BCs: Cynthia from the Netherlands, Carolyn from Oklahoma, BC Kat from South Jersey and BC North from Illinois. Shout out to BC Josephine for stepping right in to welcome new BC North! I share what I learn about myself from BC Kat's brave and truthful call. Jo from the UK gives her colorful take on Foolish Fun - which triggers a...

Duration: 00:47:43


Ep 0144 – Getting Over Hard Times and My Reaction to Oprah

8/16/2017
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I let go of assuming good things are always hard, share snippets and comments from BCs Dawny, Amy from WI, Josephine and Stéfanie from Quebec. I ponder my take on Oprah Winfrey’s oft-quoted comment about acceptance of herself when over 200 lbs. I read an excerpt from my blog post about the spaced out time warp I experienced in Vegas while attending a live concert by The WHO.

Duration: 00:37:23


Ep 0143 – Mindfulness and Overcoming Lies We Tell Ourselves

7/29/2017
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YAY! Wearing sneakers again, so back to the podcast rock. After hearing my surprising answer to Stéfanie’s secret topic of the day on Day 142, I'm inspired to clean up my subconscious. Comments following last show from Dawny and Stéfanie from Quebec. A great idea for us to be more positive based on Stéfanie’s comment. Thanks to Amazon Shoppers and to BC Mary S. for joining me on a project that's just between us. Mark the Meditator returns and he shares some vulnerable truths from his heart.

Duration: 00:28:26


Ep 0142 – Hello – Goodbye – Hello

7/22/2017
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From Tacoma, WA, I record a special letting go of my past identity across from my old home on Puget Sound. Comments about Day 141 from BCs Josephine, Petra and Dawny. More ponderings along the waterfront as I process how it felt saying a final good-bye to Mom and how BC Dave gave me comfort in an unexpected way. We celebrate a huge milestone with BC Jo from the UK and hear some samples of her many comments. Stéfanie from Quebec returns with a brand new Secret Topic of the Day.

Duration: 00:54:26


Ep 0141 – Mommy Would You Love Me?

7/4/2017
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I’m back down to my local park recording from the trusty old podcast rock. Mark and I are busy getting ready to go back home to Washington to lay my mother’s ashes to rest. It’s emotional letting go as I remember my complex feelings around my relationship with Mom. Comments from Petra, Dawny and Mark. Dawny brings some fresh summer-time Foolish Fun. We greet New BCs Rebecca and Kelly from Michigan. The Coffee Klatch is reopened for show supporters. How to switch the country of the iTunes...

Duration: 00:35:35


Ep 0140 – Mark The Meditator and ‘Jo’ Many BCs!

6/26/2017
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Inspired by the morning meditation Mark and I have been doing, I let go of all the conditions I place on loving myself. An update from Brave Petra about her Instagram post with comment support from Dawny. Dawny shares her mixed feelings about her new job. Lots of BCs named Jo! Our newest BC, Jo from the UK, asks if Any other UK BCs are still listening. Sue from the UK answers along with many friends old and new including BC Jo, formerly from the UK and now from Thailand. Josephine from...

Duration: 00:40:31


Ep 0139 – Everything Is a Miracle

6/13/2017
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I let go of life on autopilot and learn to see the miracles all around. We celebrate a HUGE bravery report moment for BC Petra. Welcome to New BCs Stephanie from West Virginia who reached out on FB and Theresa who posted on Day 9. We get a sample of comments from Mary S., BC Laura R (soon to be S), Dawny and Amy from WI. Thanks again to Amazon shoppers. Big thanks also to Kindred Spirit, Josephine who left a kind review on USA iTunes, and a big, big smooch to BC Mary S. who sent me a...

Duration: 00:36:35


Ep 0138 – Gratitude Day

5/29/2017
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I ponder the sacrifices of our service men and women on Memorial Day. BC Rabbit's comments from last show inspire me to think about letting go of my Racing Morning Mind and talk about how guided meditation has been working for me. Dawny presents a niece-approved round of Foolish Fun. Thank you Amazon shoppers for using the COD links to buy your products to support the show. Greetings to new BC Laura R (soon to be Laura S). My struggles with some aspects of social media and a new hashtag...

Duration: 00:30:18


Ep 0137 – Expect the Best!

5/19/2017
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I love how my smile looks in this one. I took it immediately following the silly tongue selfie (you can see it below). Sometimes we need to be our own comedians! Podcast Recap House cleaning bites me in the knee, so hiking is out and the podcast rock is in! I decide to let go […]

Duration: 00:26:23


Ep 0136 – Many Shades of Unsexy Grey!

5/12/2017
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The unexpected rain causes me to change the day of my hike. I ponder the effects of rigidity and over-flexibility in my life. Dawny greets our new BCs from last show and updates us on her health. Kevin replies to Sue from the U.K. and Dawny who both supported him on the Bravery Report. The importance of BCs supporting each other and 6 tips to help do that. Welcome to new BC Mar. Dawny has special Foolish Fun for bird watchers! Special guest Mark and I reminisce about the many different...

Duration: 00:38:07


Ep 0135 – Deer Time!

5/3/2017
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I tell my heart-pounding deer tale. I let go of time pressure and discover how time can be a guidepost instead. I share a few paragraphs from my latest blog post about overcoming fear and Dawny’s courageous response. We say hello to new BCs Taylor and Amanda who posted on the Compulsive Overeating Diary page on FB. Comments from last week’s show from BCs Dawny and Rabbit. A touching and brave call from new BC Kevin who last called the bravery hotline on day 130. I ponder grief, connection...

Duration: 00:35:44


Ep 0134 – No More Status Quo

4/26/2017
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Throw the Status Quo out the window and embrace change. Good-bye Erin Moran, an iconic actress from my middle and high school years. Extra love for BC Rabbit and Dawny. BC comments about Day 133 from Dawny, Mary S and Susie. Sue from the U.K lets us know how she's coping with a difficult loss. I read snippets from my latest blog post about DIScouragement. BC Mary S. goes on the bravery report for her voice mail message about bravery and the challenges she's been having since a foot injury....

Duration: 00:31:27


Ep 0133 – I Won’t Let That Discourage Me

4/19/2017
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Defeating negative self-talk where we spiral down the hopeless rabbit hole by wishing things away. I come clean about conflicted feelings about day 130. Gratitude to BC Karen for her encouraging note and to BC Susie for her kind phone call. Reading recommendations from Rabbit, Mary S. and me. Hello to new BC Lucie. Dawny makes me laugh with her reaction to my cooking story from the last show. Mary S. surprises me by restarting up the Coffee Klatch! How to send me cards, letters or other...

Duration: 00:32:14


Ep 0132 – Learning to Be Grateful to Ourselves

4/12/2017
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It's a happy hike back up to the next to upper Zen Space where I let go of ingratitude to my own self! An exercise to increase gratitude. I play my Pig Whistle to wish BC Sandy a very happy birthday. Dawny does a whole set of awesome Springtime Foolish Fun. Comments by Dawny, Sandy, and Rabbit (love that name) about the last show. A comment of Rabbit's sparks an idea. Should we have a BC reading list? BC Mary S. saves the day by letting me know about a comments glitch, which I was able to...

Duration: 00:33:24

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