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Not doing so great the last couple of days

Thursday, September 12, 2013



I've been doing okay on exercising, though not spectacular - but I've been struggling with overeating my calorie limit the last couple of days. Ugh.

It seems like I've been starving. emoticon Which I know can't be the case, but it's how I've been feeling anyway. I need to figure out some low calorie snacks that are filling. I normally don't snack, but that might help.

I'm going to work on staying within my calorie range today as much as possible!!!!!!!!!

Hope everyone is doing fantastic! Hugs all around.
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JUST_BRENDA 9/13/2013 10:00AM

    there are good suggestions here. I also suggest lots of water. and.... exercise!!! I find that helps suppress my appetite and take my mind off the food (at least temporarily). Think of it as killing two birds with one stone emoticon

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TENNISJIM 9/13/2013 6:19AM

    you can do it -- you know you want to succeed.

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BAIXOMUSIC 9/12/2013 5:12PM

    That is my biggest challenge too. It is so difficult to keep calories down within range. So are you toad or frog, because I'm the other one! emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 9/12/2013 2:41PM

    You can do this. Just find your balance.

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BATCHICK 9/12/2013 2:33PM

    I agree with all the protein comments. I have been struggling with the same feeling of wanting to eat EVERYTHING.

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KASEYCOFF 9/12/2013 2:31PM

    For what it's worth, kiddo, I was really struggling too earlier this year. I finally decided I'd try an experiment, and significantly upped the protein intake. Bingo! I find it much easier to control my impulses and not overeat when I'm getting more protein. Even though the calorie count can start moving up (meaning I watch portion sizes) it still works far better to keep me on track.
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MELISSIMAUS 9/12/2013 1:46PM

    Sometimes when I get to feeling that way, it's because what I'm eating isn't satisfying what my body really wants. If I make sure to focus on protein, water, and sometimes salt and/or good fats, I notice that the hungry-all-the-time thing fades pretty quickly. For me, it tends to be caused by eating carbs. I eat carbs and I want more carbs. If I go a couple of days really focusing on the protein, I find things sort themselves out.

How are you doing in your protein/fat range on your tracker?

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