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Following a meeting with my therapist, we launched a plan to eat slowly and mindfully this week. The changes have been amazing. First, I gave myself permission to eat whatever I wanted and all day long. AND I have been eating everso small pieces of highly nutritious food through out the day.

The benefit for me: -- I no longer feel "deprived"--I tell myself that I am eating all day long.
--I enjoy the sensuous pleasure of eating, tasting, feeling the food in my mouth, playing with food....

The result: --a whole new attitude toward food
--eating much less
--savoring what I eat
--actually losing weight this week!


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Starting to slow down but still need to work on it.

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I am getting better and eating at the table and will work on slowing down as I eat.

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enjoyed eggs and toast for breakfast - shared it with the cat

Discipline is choosing what you want most over what you want now.



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yes - I sat down to eat my breakfast for a change!

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I have been practicing eating breakfast mindfully for some time now. Just need to move to snacks, lunch and dinner always, not occasionally.

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Yes I did

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Just finished breakfast - mindfully.

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4/4/16 9:13 A

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Sure did

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I practiced eating mindfully today. It was enjoyable. Good to take time for me to focus like that.

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3/31/16 12:24 A

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Nope. i talked to my dh about it so next time we can work together

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Off to a good start, so far, but with a guest coming around may be interrupted later on.



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2/7/16 1:46 P

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I tried but it is a real challenge for me to remember to do it.

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Lowest weight: 207 reached 7.6.15
Gained back 55 or so pounds and now getting back to it.


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Yes. I always have time to sit down to slowly and mindfully eat my breakfast. The other meals I sometime have to eat in a hurry or on the go. I have planned healthy snacks and meals for those times.

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If not, you'll find an excuse.
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2/2/16 9:19 P

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had some programmed eating, but it wasnt very mindful.




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I ADORE this topic! I grew up with 3 brothers and you had to eat fast if you wanted enough food. I have been eating beyond satiety quite a bit lately so joining this team today...HELLO, adresses my mindless gorging. Today, I have mindfully eaten today

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mid day and still yet to start eating



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I do for breakfast. I try for the other meals but sometimes I'm in a hurry.

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- An old English Prove

If it's important to you you'll find a way.
If not, you'll find an excuse.
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yes



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11/28/15 8:58 P

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some aged kombucha made me feel slightly queasy
this in turn is helping me focus on any other intake i have.



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off to a good start.
will persevere with this thru the day, including no alcohol.



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11/4/15 11:10 A

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I'm going to work on this TODAY...

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10/26/15 12:36 A

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I just started at the end of today, but I absolutely did not eat mindfully today. I will strive to do so tomorrow. So glad the team is here!

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in the car - yes on the last 2 days.
but once i got home from travelingh i did mindlessly eat junk.

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6/13/15 1:27 A

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wed night - no
thurs - only 1 real meal and not the healthiest snacks.
friday - on the road again, bad beverage choices, overate breakfast

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at home i snacked right away, but otherwise did ok the rest of the night,

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i did pretty well. stopped myself from grabbing seconds of something. still a few spots to improve

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5/26/15 8:34 A

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The plan is yes.

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on wed - No. thursday is not looking up

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Yes. Doing my best :-)

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2/17/15 5:49 P

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yes- so far. Though I am quite hungry when following my meal plan.

It may be time to change plans. I see my doctor tomorrow and will discuss.

I want to do other things right now- I want to start working (I have the day off today) but instead I ate mindfully. It's amazing the pull of ANYTHING and EVERYTHING to take me away from focusing on what and how I'm eating.

I really like this forum and reading what everyone posted.

My first goal is to loose 10% of my starting weight. Baby steps.


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2/17/15 9:38 A

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I did ok yesterday, two out of three meals at the table, focusing on the meal.

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No. Sadly I was at the mercy of my feelings but took a step in right direction by joining this team today.

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yes

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no, Did some mindless snacking

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No. i did pretty bad most of the week.

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Yes!

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yes

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yes.

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Yesterday was a bad day for me. Today was much better. I think I get distracted when I am home all day alone. I need to get out more often!


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at points. i did better in the afternoon.

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No good LANE try some raisins they work for me. emoticon emoticon

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I mindfully gave in to my cravngs.....have gained weight eating sweets instead of food.

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:28


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Yes ,in 2 meals

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No. i did better later in the morning but still eating to fast in the morning.

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1/13/15 12:48 A

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Nope
i shoveled at my desk during the work day

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11/26/14 12:55 A

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most of the day

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11/24/14 12:48 A

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yes - only 1 moment of mindless snacking after running errand.

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11/21/14 9:44 P

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10/19/14 11:30 P

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Bean cracked wheat for lunch.
Half a peanut filbert butter apple sandwich.
oatmeal apple desert
prime rib 2 oz. potato 2tablespoons.
greens, cheese,

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I repeat myself .Morning is good by late evening I am bad.

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