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How do you chill out?

Friday, July 12, 2013

And I don't mean from the temperature kind of heat.
I've had a long and irritating week. I'm a bit testy.

At the moment I'm trying to NOT give in to the desire for "bad" foods to calm me down. And, miraculously, it's not such a big draw. That and the fact that there is no bad food in the house really helps. I think the worst thing might be chocolate almond milk.

I'd like to write, but I'm too pissed off to concentrate. So I put on The Avengers, and I'm blogging. Not a bad compromise.

The problem is that the idea of a binge keeps crossing my mind. Like for a second every 5 minutes. My mind is a seriously scary place. Observe.

"Got chocolate?"
"No, we don't do that anymore. I think I'll put on a movie to distract myself. Ooh! Love Jeremy Renner--"
"Are you sure there is no chocolate?"
"Shut up and watch the movie. The dialog is wonderful! Joss Whedon's hand is evident here. And there goes the Hulk! Oh, that's gotta leave a mark--"
"We could have a chocolate milk smoothie, sans leaves."
"No; we have just enough for the breakfast smoothie. WITH greens. Watch this part as the archer is rescued. Jeremy is cute. I hope the sequel comes out soon. Think there will be another Bourne movie with him in it?"
"You're too old to think he's cute."
"And you wanted me to get you chocolate?"

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  • TERRY0217
    Yea...I wouldh've used words by now that a child shouldn't hear!!
    but, in my older age...I just step back (sometimes I think my day is going backwards!), take a deeeeep breath and just say "let it go"...because, believe it or not...you WILL miss it when the kids are grown and move away... emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1779 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/13/2013 11:29:14 AM
  • DS9KIE
    sounds like the chocolate dream I have. i read a sci fi book.
    1780 days ago
    I agree that your voice is pretty polite. I hope it stays that way! emoticon
    I have no answers but I know that type of dialogue all too well. Maybe we could send your voice and mine on trip to a deserted island together...
    1780 days ago
  • TIGER_LILY_613
    Hahahahahahaha. "And you wanted me to get you chocolate?" Priceless emoticon
    1780 days ago
  • 3016DEBRA
    emoticon You can get pass this...I like to go for a walk when those voices start telling me to do the wrong thing. (and you're never too old to think he's cute!) emoticon
    1780 days ago
    Find another avenue, something to take your mind off of things, take a walk. Go to a movie. Visit with a friend.

    Food is not your friend. You know you will get the guilt trip if you do partake in junk food. People like me can't think that way, because I am the type, I fall away, they might as well dig a hole, because that is where I am headed. So I write, I blog, I put in a good comedy DVD I do whatever I can to deter that way of thinking.

    But.....since I dropped all the ugly food, I don't think of food as an avenue of escape whenever something gets me down or in a foul mood in fact I have very little of that too these days. Funny how the sugars and crap food stimulate your brain.

    But if you do tend to lean on those types of foods, think substitute, what would be just as satisfying as a PBJ. Maybe a PBJ smoothie, but with good healthy ingredients. Or maybe one of your wraps you described. Get some natural PB and some low fat or vege cream cheese and make a wrap! Add good natural ingredients and hopefully it will satisfy those negative feelings.

    Do you ever wonder why you have thoughts of eating those foods, not good for you? Do some research, try omitting certain foods from your plan. Are you following Eat To Live? I am sure Fuhrman has answers for these sorts of things. emoticon
    1780 days ago
    well at least you are winning! Go beat a pillow and pretend that it is the person or thing you are pissed at.... it works.... of course you can also yell at it ! lol
    1780 days ago
  • JULIA_211
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    1780 days ago
    Your voice is much more polite than mine is.
    1781 days ago
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