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Got into a fight at home, had a brioche and chocolate combined, after telling myself I need to get rid of insulin resistance. So much for will power. However I am determined for guilt and shame not over consume me…. I will get back on track…. Power of the mind.
 
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I do the same, and i treat myself after doing something stressful too.

What i am doing lately is making sure i have some raw veg to snack on so peppers, carrots, and these fill me up so that i cannot manage junk food. I also tell myself that i cannot have a latte until i have eaten a healthy lunch. I bribe myself.

I also won't buy junk food if i have driven to the shops. If i want biscuits, i have to walk the fifteen minutes to get them.
 
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I do the same, and i treat myself after doing something stressful too.

What i am doing lately is making sure i have some raw veg to snack on so peppers, carrots, and these fill me up so that i cannot manage junk food. I also tell myself that i cannot have a latte until i have eaten a healthy lunch. I bribe myself.

I also won't buy junk food if i have driven to the shops. If i want biscuits, i have to walk the fifteen minutes to get them.
This is a great example however living with overweight family members who don’t have the willpower to change and buy unhealthy foods anyway.. well that’s another challenge for resisting temptation.
 
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I’m the worst for boredom eating. I snack and justify it with it being a healthy snack but then I also eat a not so healthy snack and a few more healthy snacks until I am really overdoing it on the snacks. Not too much later I have a full dinner. What makes food so tantalizing? I wish I was born without so much interest in food, it really is a bother. xo, j
 
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I've packed on 26 extra pandemic pounds. I feel like I've lost my edge, and the weight gain is causing me to look older. I need to blast away this fat. I feel ashamed and disgusted with myself.
 
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I've packed on 26 extra pandemic pounds. I feel like I've lost my edge, and the weight gain is causing me to look older. I need to blast away this fat. I feel ashamed and disgusted with myself.
I’ve been putting weight back on lately after a substantial loss. I hate that I am letting this happen. It must stop. xo, j
 
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I am so triggered by 1 of my coworkers I feel as if um back in a treatment center. I constantly compare myself and need to be the thinnest. I'm so much older than these girls but I am struggling so much w my body image I hate that I still obsess over this at 45 I'm still going through it.
 

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I'm an emotional eater.

Okay I hope I don't offend anyone, but I try to enjoy the moment. When I comfort eat, I actually try to enjoy it.

Is that a bad thing?
 
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I guess if you are enjoying it it's not bad sounds like its pleasurable? Am I off track with that?
 

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I guess if you are enjoying it it's not bad sounds like its pleasurable? Am I off track with that?
I think that's right. I think I feel less guilty about it after. I'm also more present in the moment when I'm enjoying what I eat and it makes me more full.
 
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Got into a fight at home, had a brioche and chocolate combined, after telling myself I need to get rid of insulin resistance. So much for will power. However I am determined for guilt and shame not over consume me…. I will get back on track…. Power of the mind.
Have you tried journaling, when upset, instead?
 
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