I love everyone's posts who said that they brush their teeth! That has been a trick of mine because for whatever reason after I brush, I won't eat again at night. In answer to the question - yes - I do go to bed to avoid eating! Sometimes it is best to be far away from the temptation.
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I ALWAYS have a snack before bed because otherwise severe hunger pangs WILL wake in the middle of the night, so as to your question - no!
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No but maybe I should! I saw some things on other posts to drink water or herbal tea and now the one below me that mentioned eating popcorn to help and these are ideas I think I will try. Thanksgiving has thrown off my eating and cravings so I'm trying to get back to where I was.
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I am a night owl. I can't go to bed before midnight or I will wake up an hour or two later and then I can't sleep. I always eat late, I don't have a cut off time for eating. I just always make sure I still have calories left for late night (healthy) snacks! I eat popcorn a lot or fruit. If you can't stop yourself from eating late, just stretch out your calories so you can have something later!
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I have. Sometimes when I'm just ravenous, I know I've had enough to eat but just want more. Meaning, I'm not hungry. What helps is to just shut it down for the night.
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147 11/26/12 9:12 A
yes I have - sometimes my husband has a snack late and it is hard to smell the food so I brush my teeth and go to bed a bit early if I have to in order to avoid eating too late in the evening - I typically eat around 6:30/7 so if I don't have dessert before 8:30 I won't eat anything else for the rest of the night - also I find water or tea helps me not eat before bed!
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