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DEALING WITH OVER EATING/ BEING A CREATURE OF HABITS

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Don't you remember hearing, "thank you father for this food, we are about to receive!" Or maybe that was a quote from the Disney channel.
Many cultures are thankful for their meals. Then your parent would usually say," Eat all your food!",
people in such, and such place," Don't have any food!"
I have done animal rescue, and watched how wild farrow cats eat.
Wild animals eat like it's their last meal. Not knowing where or when their next meal will be.
A poor child, will try to fill up or steal or put food in their pockets, to fill up for later.
The really hungry eat like they can't get satiated or never satisfied.

This is also a symptom of toxicity, being hyper, bad habits,
or unresolved emotional problems.
How do I know this? Well obviously, I am my own example of these.
I get toxic from splenda. It sends me into eating without end.until I detox.
I am not hungry either, isn't that the point here?
I will leave a dinner, at someone's house not knowing what was in their foods, feeling ok.
But when I go home make enough foods to eat like I was on a cruise ship, and needed 8 courses.
During my college days, I didn't cook, ate out of machines for convenience.
Got hyper by eating synthetic foods, and beverages. Ate processes foods, that weren't good for me because I didn't cook. My mother didn't have foods laying around for me to snack on in between school , and my work. She worked too.
I developed illnesses from that type of eating.

Are you eating for your eyes? Or are you eating for your stomach.
I realize that I have been taught to graze at meals.
I have 3 big meals, and three mini snacks in between. I have a medical condition.
But I find this way of eating keeps your blood sugar level, and not spiking.
Many people just eat 3 meal a day,
And hopefully they eat enough carbs to keep their energy up,
And have enough protein to keep their brain alert.

I really am not sure if this is possible,
Since I have been a grazer for so long.
Women have been taught to be like cows in their eating habits.
Men seem to want to get to the chase, or solution, quickly.
Like immediately, I don't want to wait, I want it right now.
Like our children who also can't wait.
Men eat like our ancestor, the cave men.
They eat functionally: meat and potatoes, the basics.
This is how people ate during the depression, if they could eat.
Everything else was scarce.

I enjoy being entertained, so I do watch television, or go to the movies.
It takes my mind into other realities, away from the stress of our living.
Many commercials come on enticing us into purchasing, or eating foods.
That we don't need or aren't good for us.
I fall victim to the power of brain washing!
I get up and eat in front of the t.v..
I am not hungry.
I buy pop corn. When I just finished dinner or ate at a restaurant.
I season foods before I realize if it is already over seasoned.
This used to be me, and possibly you.
We don't relate to our body's responses, or our bad habits.

When I was a child, every where I went people offered me suckers.
I was told, "that I was a pretty little girl, or good girl, or can I do the alphabet, or sing, or dance!"
Sometimes like a puppy, I behaviorally did my performance to get the reward promised me.
Now as an adult there is no one rewarding me for good behavior.
There isn't someone who makes me feel valued by the way I look.
So, being a creature of habit, sometimes bad ones.
We resort back to what is familiar.
Abusers also do this behavior.
We become the rewarder, the abuser.
And give ourselves the sucker, the cake, the ice cream, the candy, ect...
We eat without end. We suck down our food quickly, as if with straws, without satisfaction.
We are dealing indirectly to the pain that never goes away,
Buried deeply within our spirit.

I have been taught to graze, because of my medical condition.
I eat constantly, every 2 hours.
I wonder if I didn't do this,Would I be ok.
Could I function as a healthy person?
would I find my internal hunger clock?
Maybe that's the problem.
We are taught to Not Waste Food.
Eat It All.
Be Constantly Eating.
And Find Comfort In Food!

I hope this has helped you conquer your worst enemy,Your habits.
Now enjoy yourself! You deserve to have a nite out, get social.
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Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v ELIZABETH694
    Good blog. emoticon emoticon
    143 days ago
  • v MBPP50
    Great blog. Thanks
    145 days ago
  • v CHERYLHURT
    Love this blog! I try to load on veggies but do eat sometimes when I'm not hungry...
    145 days ago
  • v SHARON10002
    I am not a snacker, and eat 3 meals a day, and feel fine. We're all different.
    145 days ago
  • v ICECUB
    VERY INTERESTING. I HAVE NOT HAD A SOFT DRINK IN ABOUT 3 DAYS NOT THAT I DRINK THAT MUCH BUT I AM CUTTING OUT DRINKS AND FAST FOODS. JUST NOW TRYING TO CUT OUT EVERYTHING WHITE. MY SISTERS DR IS ALWAYS TELLING HER CUT OUT EVERYTHING WHITE AND THE POUNDS WILL FALL OFF. WE WILL SEE.
    322 days ago
  • v MBPP50
    I love this blog and so much of it describes me. I recently gained back forty pounds that I had lost because I was stress eating- burgers and milk shakes and fries every day. I feel those forty pounds and I have now gotten back to my good eating plan. I have lost five pounds in eight days. I know it won't continue to come off that quickly but I am feeling better already and am able to walk farther distances- almost seven miles this morning. I know I can get back to where I want to be and I WIL DO IT! Thanks for your blog- I really enjoy them.
    323 days ago
  • v PATTIEMCD
    Eva,
    I love the way you write... I could read blogs from you all day !
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    944 days ago
  • v THINFITFEMINIST
    When I'm off program, I eat like a feral cat. When I'm on program with smoothies and juices, because of my work, I consume good healthy nutrition about once every 2 to 3 hours with water in between.

    What is passed off to the public as "food" is an abomination. It is more chemicals and remains of tortured animals than anything else. And, you wonder why our country is the sickest in the world? One of the clues: Monsanto!
    945 days ago
  • v WEARINGTHIN
    I am using a method I heard on Spark radio, but first learned about through seeing and reading Geneen Roth. It is, "Eat only when you are hungry, and eat only until you are satisfied, not full. This was hard for me to get used to because I was a grazer. However, prior to following this advice, I was fresh off the Atkins plan, and was gaining about 5 lbs per month. I ended up putting about forty back on. Now, with "eat till only when hungry, etc." , my weight has stayed within a five pound range for about 4 months. In other words, eating in this way has stabilized me. That's where I'm at right now. I don't know if I will start to lose or not, but wanted you to know this plan has led to a positive outcome. Glenn And thanks for friending me.
    945 days ago
  • v GRANDMAFRANNY
    HI !! DID YOU EVER A PORTION PLATE. CERTIN FOODS DIVIDED INTO SECTIONS? THEY SELL THEM A WALMART OR MEIJERS. I HAVE ONE AND IT IS GREAT. TRY IT
    945 days ago
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