"I want sugar."
'You're not hungry. This is a craving. Have some diet soda instead of eating.'
*open fridge. see 3 bean salad (dressed with oil and sugar)*
"I want 3 bean salad."
"That's a bad idea. You eat that like a frenzied animal. And you're not hungry. You're only try to feed your craving."
'I'm just going to have a little.'
*eat 3 bean salad like a semi-frenzied animal*
"I'm sad because I lost control."
'You knew you would be. I warned you.'
"I want to eat to feel better. I still want sugar."
'You're only going to end up feeling worse about yourself if you do this. Get out of the kitchen.'
"I'm just going to have some diet soda first. I'll get some sweetness without the calories."
'No, after eating the bean salad, you're just going to be giving in to your craving further and cleansing your palate so you can back to eating.'
*eat pesto out of the jar* (less than a tablespoon, phew)
*eat hummus out of the container* (a teaspoon or less, phew)
"I want sugar. Ooh, let's have some bean salad!"
'NO! Get out of the kitchen.'
"The pesto made me thirsty. I want soda."
*ask Dad to brush my hair to calm me down*