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I'm hungry

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Truely! It has been a long time since I was actually hungry. I woke up this morning as usual, got into the shower and realized that I was hungry. I had forgotten what that felt like.

I'm not sure how to put this into words, but usually I ate because there was food around. I ate because of foods availablility, out of boredom, emotional eating, etc. I even ate food when I was full, just to have something to do to keep me awake in the afternoon. But is has been a long time since I ate something because I was actually hungry.

This is just the first step of many on my journey to get back on track. And even though it has been just a few days, it is getting easier each day.

So breakfast was a yogurt, cheese stick, and a lite english muffin with a little bit of pear butter. Was still a little hungry so I added a few celery sticks with a quick dip of peanut butter on it.

Now, I'm no longer hungry.


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EVER-HOPEFUL 9/30/2012 4:24AM

    thatīs great laura.i read a great line the other day on one of the blc threads and reading this made me think of it.--when my tummy grumbles it just means my body is taking a snack off my hips.--keep on keeping on laura you are doing great. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEEGIRL50 9/26/2012 5:34AM

    I heard something rumbling this morning. Now, I know what it was.

It's awesome that you are in touch with your feelings and practicing mindful eating. You're doing it!

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    That's great, Laura! Keep up the great work!! You can do it!!

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LADY_JAE 9/25/2012 3:45PM

    Good for you.....for both the being hungry & the blog!!!! Good trend to start!!!! LOL!!!!
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_RANDY_ 9/25/2012 2:12PM

    I think there are times I eat because I'm afraid I'll ..... feel hunger!

It's almost a frightening thing --- but I'm sure the more we have some hunger
the better off we'll be.

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GETSALONG 9/25/2012 1:52PM

  emoticon emoticon emoticon awesome 1st step!!! here's some fresh tennies for the steppin!


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POSITIVELY_EB 9/25/2012 1:49PM

    Is this a blog from Laura I see before me???? Wow!!! emoticon

Glad you have gotten reacquainted with the "hunger" games! LOL! You're moving in the right direction!!


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RICHILA 9/25/2012 1:14PM

    Fiber always helps my hunger. The trick is to feel your hunger, but not wait until you are starving-ie have no control.

Spark On! We Got This! emoticon

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PEBBLES706 9/25/2012 12:04PM

    Pear butter? Never heard of it. Is it good? I'm so happy that you satisfied your hunger without losing your goals. That was great! I know sometimes when I am hungry I would grab any old thing. That was then, this is now! Great going Captain!

You ARE a true leader!


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DRAK416 9/25/2012 11:20AM

  GJ on choices

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