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I too run for the sugary sweets mainly pastries when I'm stressed or extremely emotional. I am hoping to reduce this a lot this Winter. I'm telling my self that eating like that is not going to help with the person I want to be a year from now.. Paula~
Paula~ Mountain Time Zone ( Utah )
~Eat so that you can be the person.. you want to be in a year from now~
Best of luck with your son and the trigger feelings! I crave sugar. I just had an orange but sometimes you just want the real thing. Luckily it is very cold here so not tempting enough to go get something today.
I have realized that when I am having uncomfortable feelings I run for sugar. I have tried to not have it and just wait, but then I feel like I am not soothing myself, I'm just making it worse (that's what my head tells me anyway). I know better. I know I am not being mean by denying myself 10 sugar cookies because I am having problems sleeping or stress. This week and next are extremely stressful for me as I wait for my 15-yr old to go to surgery. I am already fighting walking into a Dunkin Donuts (so far so good). I am hoping I can last long enough that I start feeling better and that it is easier. I am seriously struggling to find better ways to deal with my feelings. It is very hard.
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