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I am DEFINITELY a Stress Eater!

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I did so well last week - and the scale rewarded me:-) (Not that it always will, but it sure was nice:-)

Today (and some yesterday) I'm really, really craving bad stuff. Just anything.

I start a class tonight, 28 years after I completed my BS degree. I was an excellent student all those years ago, but I'm much older now. It's something new. I'm excited, actually. But it's still stressful. Good stress is still stress:-)

I'm trying not to be too hard on myself - today. And I have made some great choices. But I have a feeling that I won't do that all day:-)

As long as I get back to where I want tomorrow, I should be fine.

Progress not perfection, and I have made great progress in recognizing a trigger:-)
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  • JOANNHUNT
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    YOU CAN DO IT. JUST REMEMBER WHERE YOU WANT TO BE AND STRIVE FOR THAT.
    1296 days ago
  • TCCAGLE
    Good luck on the class and congrats on the great week you had emoticon
    1311 days ago
  • DONANDMARY77
    I know what you mean...I have a tendency to make poor food choices when I'm stressed out, but remember how good it feels when you can put off those temporary cravings. Sometimes having a single serving of one of the foods can help, but I have trouble only eating one of anything I love to eat.
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    1319 days ago
  • BARB4HEALTH
    I am also a stress eater. Three grand kids were here yesterday for lunch and supper. Did not stress out until after dinner. Then I ate a whole high fat candy bar! It was suppose to be for Feb 14, and hopefully a small
    piece at a time. That did not happen! emoticon
    1323 days ago
  • TCCAGLE
    I am a stress eater also and did a lot of overeating last week also. Doing somewhat better this eat, but I really have a lot of challenges to overcome this week, with my crazy work schedule and also being surrounded by a kinds of junk food and sweets where I work at!! I am hanging in there and trying everyday to figure a way around this challenging situation--
    1326 days ago
  • DNJEN471
    Being conscientious of it is key! I am also a stress eater. I throw all my counting out the window when I'm stressed. Working on it emoticon
    1334 days ago
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