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"Do not supersize me" ...or..."how I broke the fast food habit"
I was addicted to Taco Bell, Wendy's and Burger King. It was easy, fast, cheap and I'd eat in the privacy of my own home (or car). I had heard of the movie "Supersize Me" where, under doctor's supervision, a man eats McDonald's for every meal ... Read more
EXPENSIVE....AND WORTH IT
"Good" food is expensive. Chicken, fish, berries, avocados, nuts, fresh produce, fresh fruit.... I used to NOT spend the money on those things, with the mindset that I "couldn't" spend that kind of money on stuff that would disappear down ... Read more
Eating, Drinking, OVERTHINKING....
So I run across this book called "Eating, Drinking, Overthinking: the Toxic Triangle of Food, Alcohol and Depression and How Women can Overcome..." and something in me just CLICKED....
I think I have been OVERTHINKING all my food/body/wei... Read more
Fell down...can I get back up?
I screwed up BIG TIME last night, overeating in massive quantity, alone, in the privacy of my home. "Why" I did it was a crazy reason...I was feeling "happy" yet had nothing to do last night, no plans, no one to be with, so I decided to "celeb... Read more
The Perfect Body
This is a photo of Kim Kardashian. She usually flaunts her behind, but I think its usually after its been PhotoShopped, or when she's wearing Spanx undergarments. Don't get me wrong: This Woman's Body is Beautiful, any way you look at her; a... Read more
Be your own best friend...
I feel very motivated to tell everyone this: TAKE CARE OF YOURSELVES. No one else is going to do it for you. To be beautiful, honest, caring women (which we all are) is a blessing and to nurture our bodies and minds is a responsiblity. PLE... Read more
I AM AFRAID TO LOSE WEIGHT BECAUSE...
Some insightful person posted a challenge on a message board to list reasons WHY you are afraid to lose weight. I decided that might be helpful for me, so I did that, and I also did reasons why I really do want to lose the weight. ... Read more
Overeaters Anonymous -- its NOT ABOUT THE WEIGHT
OA has helped me tremendously...and I have never even been to a meeting. Instead, I've been to their website, subscribed to some of their (free) literature, bought their daily devotional "Food for Thought" (ebay $7). All these things were wr... Read more
MAKING THE CHOICE
My weight has fluctuated up and down between 150 and 190 for over 10 years. It always depended on what my circumtances were, stress level, etc etc. As I get older, I realize there's always going to be SOMETHING stressful in my life, so I have ... Read more