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just sayin’ … so, I gave up

Saturday, June 13, 2020

And now I am starting again. Why???

I’ve turned in alllll the library books.

No more reading about “how to do this” losing weight stuff.

I got to chapter 7 in Intuitive Eating once again … Emotional Eating.

Yep, I’m an emotional eater.

Life with Hubby’s issues are … emotional.

Chapter 7 speaks to self-care before tackling emotional eating.

Self-care. ME mtn_kitten taking care of MY self.

What are MY needs???

What are MY wants???

Why am I … starting again.

Coz … I want to be ME.

Change your mind … and the rest WILL follow.
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    Of course you want to be you. You're the you expert!! And you is your YOU-nique opportunity!!
    57 days ago
  • SPICY23
    Be kind and gentle with yourself. You have plenty to deal with on a daily basis without adding unrealistic demands on yourself for perfection. Being kind is self-care.

    Peace and Care
    57 days ago
    Thanks for is a constant struggle
    58 days ago
    Yep, I donated all of my books too.

    I know what to choose.
    I know it is OK to choose high calorie food if that is what I choose to eat
    I know how choices make me feel.
    I know I have emotions
    I know it is OK to feel emotions
    I know food doesn't change emotions, it just distracts me for awhile.
    I know that I don't have to be perfect with my eating.
    I know that I am not always sure if it is emotions or hunger that I felt before I had the piece of chocolate
    I know that when I track my food I eat healthier and I think before I eat it. And I can still eat the chocolate.
    I know that my morning blood sugar reading are still pre-diabetic (and that makes me sad).
    I know I constantly feel judged by my food choices and don't deal well with criticism.
    I know that there is no such thing as giving up because we make food choices constantly. Even eating a little less is doing something.

    I know that I LOVE sugar.
    I know that it is OK to LOVE sugar.

    I know you will continue to share, and I HOPE you let go of the negativity and sadness about food. Life is truly about choices and the results of a choice. We constantly have choices to make.

    What choices will we make today?

    I am in my treadmill clothes and am about to start. Then I have a Zoom WW meeting. Later today I have band practice. Haven't touched my bass since March. No clue how to play the songs and I'm trying not to worry about it LOL! My brain loves to worry!

    Here's to finding emoticon

    59 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/14/2020 5:19:07 AM
    60 days ago
  • PHOENIX1949
    Sounds like you are on the right track for you. emoticon
    60 days ago
  • READY201811
    Been there still am
    60 days ago
    You got this!
    60 days ago
    Good luck, my dear.
    60 days ago
    I second the permission (that you don't need, by the way) to be the YOU you want to be. I generally find myself at this point asking myself, "self, but just who *IS* this ME I want to be?" And it goes on... sometimes to more clarity, sometimes not so much.

    But either way... the FREEDOM... is... awesome! Go for it!
    60 days ago
    Good Luck.
    60 days ago
    I would like to give you permission...
    60 days ago
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