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My Triggers: Please do add yours!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Not in any particular order, just as I think of them. I will add yours as they come in, so check back often!

1. Boredom
2. Task avoidance
3. stress (work, family, child care, parent care)
4. depression
5. anxiety
6. anger
7. resentment
8. rebellion
A. I deserve it, I work hard (rationalization)
9. comfort
10. pain
11. Impulse
A. portion control, lack of (meals and snacks not planned)
12. fatique
A) Ordinary fatique-worked all day, tired, don't want to cook.
B) Deep fatique-need a vacation, (rested, determination returns)
13. Lack of motivation
14. Lack of planning

1. sight and smell (see it, want to eat it!)
A. grocery shopping
B. food at work
2. Disruption of routine
3. pressure from others
4. watching tv, commercials for food

If you are reading this and have some more of your own, please write them in a message and I will include them.
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    My husband frequently brings home leftovers from meetings and lunches. Of course I don't HAVE to eat it, doI?
    2151 days ago
    Add mine... triggered by manipualtors , they stress me to the max!
    2296 days ago
  • JGMK55
    My biggest trigger right now is letting myself get thirsty! When I haven't had enough to drink it 'feels' like I'm hungry, but I really just need a big glass of water to drink. emoticon
    2322 days ago
  • LGAR519
    I don't need a trigger. But I have them like everyone else. With me, it just pops into my head
    2322 days ago
    Here are my biggies:
    1) Letting myself get really hungry and then not having a meal planned and ready to go.
    2) Not having healthy snacks ready. (honestly, if I could just keep the carrot sticks ready, apple bananas handy, apples washed and accesible, etc, I'd do SO much better)
    3) Not always (100% of the time)portioning out what I am going to eat.
    4) Eating in the kitchen (which, funny enough, I RARELY did before I started on the fitness and lifestyle change. Yikes - how did I let that happen?)
    Great idea you have here!
    2322 days ago
  • SHEL1181
    Most of the ones you have listed are about right.....pain, boredom, life....sigh
    2322 days ago
    Depression. Stress is definitely a biggie.
    2322 days ago
    Pynetree, Hubby needs a hobby! Give him some jobs around the house?
    2322 days ago
    My biggest trigger is my husband's retirement! LOL! In the last year, since he's home a lot, Lunch has become an event again. I realized that when I was teaching, and after I stopped in '02, that I ate when hungry, in the middle of the day. A light yogurt, piece of fruit, soup, or a sandwich on light bread.
    Now, 10 minutes after breakfast, he starts "what shall we do for lunch today?" And it's become an event - a full meal..sandwich with chips and pickle, take out burgers, soup and salad, ...and I eat it !

    One of my 2012 goals is to get back to lighter midday meals.

    Wish me Strength1
    2322 days ago
    I'm kind of laid back and don't often feel anxiety, could be I suppress it with eating.

    Thanks for the additions, keep them coming!
    2323 days ago
    I would add stress, anxiety and feeling like I worked hard and "deserve" it!

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    2323 days ago
    Pain is my trigger, but God is helping me to look at it, in a positive way!!
    2323 days ago
    life . all the problems it hands me . are my biggest triggers . good to hear about your triggers . nice to share isnt this fun .
    2323 days ago
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