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SparkCoach Lesson: "So your challenge today is to try this time-focused eating tactic. For the rest

Friday, May 03, 2013

'Record your experience with today's challenge in a short blog post. What did you like about it? What did you dislike about it? Will you try this strategy again in the future?'

Eat on the Clock

What I like is that it's structured and disciplined and if my meals are planned ahead it should take more stress off me. I already eat close to the same time every day, however my meals are not planned ahead but I have been working on it. I tried to use SP Meal Plans but there are too many foods I don't like, and it isn't without trying. Planning ahead also makes food shopping easier and more economical, I can shop for a month or two weeks at a time depending on how much storage space I have. Going to the store more often is a waste of gas money or bus money depending on how I get there. However, being stuck to a clock is not my way to live day by day. I usually do something or not based what I am feeling at a certain time. Living on feelings though is what causes me to not have control (no discipline) over what or when I eat. So, yes, I will try eating meals by the clock.
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    Dear LVHopeJoy,

    I think there is something to be said for eating based on feeling, just as there is an importance to "eating by the clock". One is based on your heart, the other on your head. I seriously hope you don't forget what you feel (!). I did for years and that is how I gained my weight.

    So, doing this assignment is up to how you felt about it, but I too encourage it. Structure IS important. Just don't forget what your heart says!

    In the meantime, "ten mucho ciudado" means "take good care", so I hope you do!
    Riisa emoticon
    1725 days ago
  • LJOYCE55
    I think creating a new pattern is part of the plan here. Congrats on being strong enough to go for it.
    1725 days ago
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