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Day 72 - Sneak Eating

Monday, October 12, 2015

To overcome patterns of sneak eating, consider making a policy that you'll always eat sweets of favorite foods in the presence of at least one other person. Let others know you plan to never eat certain foods in private, then ask for their support.

This has not been something I have had a problem with. Since I include all the foods on my plan, and none are forbidden, I can eat what I want.
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  • ALTRIA_FATE
    Yeah, I don't have a problem with sneak snacking, but I think this is a good idea regardless.
    1470 days ago
  • MARINGAL
    I too don't have a problem with sneak eating as such. But I did almost 2 decades ago would "sneak drink" from my friends and family. So I understand what you are going through. I no longer do that I am 17.5 years sober today. Best wishes to you.
    1471 days ago
  • JEANKNEE
    I have not experienced this either. Although, I remember an incident involving a relative decades ago. I walked in on her sneak eating and the look of horror in her face deeply disturbed me. I remember asking if she was okay and she responded, "Oh, I don't want anyone to see me eating. Watching someone eat is just gross!" I responded, "No it isn't! We all need to eat. There's nothing gross about it." Obviously, I did not get it. And, I still have no idea what was underlying her need to hide while she ate. She remains a very unhealthy, morbidly obese individual. It saddens me. Many of us have unhealthy psychological patterns underlying our eating behavior. I am fortunate that this is not something I'm grappling with and have compassion for those that are ...


    1471 days ago
  • PRNCSCUP1-2FULL
    Never had a sneak eating problem myself! Many people do seem to buy into the idea if no one sees me eating it then it doesn't count!
    1471 days ago
  • CEEMEE11
    I don't keep those types of food in my house. I do have a treat day and will go once every two weeks and buy 5 pieces if this it 20 pieces of that. when I eat it I feel sick from the sweet and find the time spans between purchases is getting longer
    1471 days ago
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