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My biggest weapon against emotional eating


Friday, March 08, 2013

Tracking.

Yes, tracking my food intake.

When my head is so full of if's and but's and, as a quote I recently read, my greatest judge is living right inside me, the best weapon is to track.

Tracking makes eating objective rather than subjective. It takes food away from the emotional monster and turns it into a simple game of numbers.

The monsters says 'you're too fat', but the numbers show me I've eating within my range.

The monsters say, 'go on, have another piece of cake, you'll feel better', but the numbers show that I've eaten all I need to eat today and it's time to stop.

The monsters say, 'you have no control', the numbers show me that I do.

Then, the monsters try their most powerful attack 'tracking is way too difficult. Don't bother with it today'.......

When I hear that in my head, then I know I'm winning the battle. So, I sit down and I track my food. And, when I do that, those monsters start to lose their power, and I become just a little bit stronger than I was before.

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PAM_COOPER 5/2/2013 10:25PM

    Agree about the tracking, I think this is the best tool for staying accountable.

Congrats on one year of maintenance!!! And I am SURE those little dresses are cute, cute, cute on you!!!!

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ADRIENALINE 5/2/2013 3:52PM

    Great blog!

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KRISZTA11 3/9/2013 5:59AM

    Thanks for sharing, you are absolutely right!
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CHICVINTAGE 3/8/2013 10:05AM

    Yes, I totally agree! Seeing the numbers helps me resist too.

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NEWRUNNER2 3/8/2013 9:37AM

    Thanks so much for this blog! I agree with you wholeheartedly. emoticon

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