The Project: Kuwait

Psyched with Dr. D: Dr.Vera Tarman Author of Food Junkies is a World Renown Food Addiction Expert

October 01, 2019 Season 1 Episode 79
The Project: Kuwait
Psyched with Dr. D: Dr.Vera Tarman Author of Food Junkies is a World Renown Food Addiction Expert
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The Project: Kuwait
Psyched with Dr. D: Dr.Vera Tarman Author of Food Junkies is a World Renown Food Addiction Expert
Oct 01, 2019 Season 1 Episode 79
The Project Kuwait
This book is the culmination of a life of experience. In my twenties, I suffered from the eating disorder of bulimia. After years of managing this and sporting a weight gain of over 100 pounds, I finally stumbled upon the solution. My professional perspective as a physician treating thousands of people struggling with alcohol and drugs, showed me that how I ate was not different than those of my patients. The pattern of compulsivity, secrecy, shame and feeling trapped was identical. I connected the dots: treat the eating disorder like an addiction and recovery would surely follow. I lost the excess100 pounds twelve years ago. More important, I am happy to say that the obsession around food and eating quieted.
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