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Get up from that confounded desk, will ya?!?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Do not eat in front of the computer. That was one of those quick goals I chose when I joined. I never knew this would be such a difficult task. I was unaware of how little attention I gave my snacks and lunch. When I consciously attempted to step away and take my snack/meal in a calm and focused way, I found myself falling back into the old habit almost mindlessly. I am anxious to see what happens when I no longer keep my lunch bag at my desk. To be continued...
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ALICIA363 7/3/2014 7:10AM

    Thanks to this blog, I stepped away from sparking to eat my oatmeal. Had to
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when I realized all I had done was move to the TV.
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for helping me become more mindful!

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LASTXAROUND 7/2/2014 2:23PM

    One step at a time. Before you know it you will be reaching your goals.

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AKA_GAMERMOM 7/2/2014 12:53PM

    CKELSHIP, you are not rambling at all! If we don't solicit ideas on our own behalf, then who will?
I am putting reading into this desk/computer category simply because I find myself sitting in front of an empty plate with very little awareness of the act of eating. If I am distracted from the actual eating part, then it stands to reason that I did not truly enjoy my meal. That is how I am approaching this. Others may feel differently, but the fact that I find this a terribly hard habit to break makes me want to work at it.
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P.S., I don't know if I am replying correctly to your comment. I hope you get to read this.

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CKELSHIP 7/2/2014 12:34PM

    So true! its really hard to break habits - especially ones like eating at your desk instead of going into the lunch or break room. The best i usually do is turn away from my computer, but i usually read while i eat -- which brings up a question / is eating while reading similiar to eating at the computer? is this something i should try to change? Sorry for rambling about my self. emoticon
Good Luck - one day at a time!

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RAYLINSTEPHENS 7/2/2014 7:21AM

    ONE day at a time.

ONE habit at a time.

YOU can do it! emoticon

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GEMINICHIK 7/1/2014 9:38PM

    Same w/ TV, & any other distraction @ mealtime

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AKA_GAMERMOM 7/1/2014 8:19PM

    Thanks, Charmed. This was quite the eye-opener!

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KHCHARMED1987 7/1/2014 8:14PM

    emoticon Sometimes we just need to stop and think about what we are doing! Good luck with not eating in front of the computer!

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