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CHLOEAGH SparkPoints: (29,002)
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12/9/12 3:12 P

No. I know if I tried it wouldn't help.

STODD251 Posts: 754
12/9/12 2:52 P

Not usually... if I also happen to be tired, then of course, but it wouldn't help me to lie in bed when i'm not tired...

ANGELARPACK SparkPoints: (8,292)
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12/6/12 11:28 P

I am a night owl too. I don't go to bed until sometimes one a.m. Spread your calories out.

BADDMAMA Posts: 32
12/2/12 5:18 P

I have tried but it doesn't usually work. I have insomnia so if I try that I usually end up laying awake thinking about food.

IJOANIE Posts: 397
12/2/12 1:45 P

I have gone to bed to avoid eating. I also find I dont eat after brushing teeth. OR sometimes i will drink something instead.
But usually if I am hungry I eat.

CMCOLE Posts: 2,667
12/2/12 7:42 A

I go to bed early at least what some consider so) anyway.
It doesn't consciously have a non-eating reason

JR0124 Posts: 382
11/28/12 1:14 P

I do this on days when I am bored and am going into the bored eating mindset. Usually this is only a problem if I'm bored or we ate early.

MDDLLAMA Posts: 97
11/27/12 4:23 P

I love everyone's posts who said that they brush their teeth! That has been a trick of mine because for whatever reason after I brush, I won't eat again at night. In answer to the question - yes - I do go to bed to avoid eating! Sometimes it is best to be far away from the temptation.

SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (256,570)
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11/27/12 4:11 P

I ALWAYS have a snack before bed because otherwise severe hunger pangs WILL wake in the middle of the night, so as to your question - no!


ELIZABETH5268 SparkPoints: (52,641)
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11/27/12 3:46 P

No but maybe I should! I saw some things on other posts to drink water or herbal tea and now the one below me that mentioned eating popcorn to help and these are ideas I think I will try. Thanksgiving has thrown off my eating and cravings so I'm trying to get back to where I was.

JHISEROTE SparkPoints: (8,887)
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11/27/12 12:38 P

I am a night owl. I can't go to bed before midnight or I will wake up an hour or two later and then I can't sleep. I always eat late, I don't have a cut off time for eating. I just always make sure I still have calories left for late night (healthy) snacks! I eat popcorn a lot or fruit. If you can't stop yourself from eating late, just stretch out your calories so you can have something later!

NOMIE322 SparkPoints: (22,354)
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11/27/12 12:21 P

I have. Sometimes when I'm just ravenous, I know I've had enough to eat but just want more. Meaning, I'm not hungry. What helps is to just shut it down for the night.

RUBECCAL Posts: 1,439
11/27/12 9:56 A

Yes! Sometimes I'm successful, but other times I end up getting up in the middle of the night to eat.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
11/27/12 9:13 A

can't say that I have.

MRSALLYP SparkPoints: (0)
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11/26/12 9:12 A

yes I have - sometimes my husband has a snack late and it is hard to smell the food so I brush my teeth and go to bed a bit early if I have to in order to avoid eating too late in the evening - I typically eat around 6:30/7 so if I don't have dessert before 8:30 I won't eat anything else for the rest of the night - also I find water or tea helps me not eat before bed!

11/26/12 8:49 A

I don't go to bed hungry, and I don't eat when I'm not hungry any more, so the issue doesn't arise for me.

Interesting question!

MARYGOLD5 Posts: 3,896
11/26/12 8:17 A

No. I just make it a point to not eat late at night. I had done this so long that it is no longer a problem for me.

JENNILACEY SparkPoints: (81,972)
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11/26/12 7:38 A

No. I eat a late dinner (around 8pm) so I'm not hungry before bed.

Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 11/26/2012 (07:38)
FITLIKENIC SparkPoints: (278,266)
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11/25/12 9:17 P

Yes I have. Brushed my teeth or flossed, started a project or craft, anything to avoid the kitchen!

11/25/12 7:45 P

Sorry, my computer got stuck and it showed as not posted! I had to refresh the page, which I guess actually posted the message...Please ignore!

11/25/12 7:37 P

Does anybody go to bed early just to avoid eating? emoticon

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