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What are my triggers and what can I do about it?

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

I have been asked by my over 55+ team to blog about what makes me overeat and what can I do to overcome this problem.
Let me start with looking at the most common reasons people overeat.
1. Boredom
2. Lazy
3. Low self-esteem
4. Self sabotage
5. Stress
6. Time constraints
7. Love of food
8. Other people's influence
9. Given up
10Social settings

Let me see which ones apply to me.
1. Boredom, yes, when my husband is at work and the boys are gone for the day, I get bored. What can I do? Spend time with my spark buddies.
4. Self sabotage. What can I do? Tell my self I am worth it.
7. Love of food, get it out of the house.
8. Other people's influence, my husband does not need to lose weight, find someone that does need to lose weight and work with them.

40% of the situations apply to me. That's less than half, so I feel I can beat the odds and be a winner.
I am worth it.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KAJERO 8/15/2013 9:44PM

    Great Blog. I like the list. And wow, 40% only applies. You will definitely make it. emoticon

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HAWTGRANNY2014 8/15/2013 9:05PM

    Good blog and you are certainly worth it. You are going to do this and keep that yucky weight off. You are going to be so good, it will run for the nearest fast food place. emoticon

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GOANNA2 8/14/2013 3:49AM

    I'll add to that -for me to try and stop stressing so much
with my lot in life. You have a good perspective. emoticon

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PERUSER918 8/13/2013 8:03PM

    You have a really good perspective on triggers, Pat. Nicely done. Keep it up! Mamas are Red Hot. emoticon

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LETHA_ 8/13/2013 6:04PM

    Yes, you can beat the odds. We both can.

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KARENLEIGH32 8/13/2013 5:37PM

    Yes Pat, you are worth it! I think we all are, we need to be honest with ourselves and look at our own lists!

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