My life altering nsv

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Toria718
Toria718 Posts: 396 Member
I never thought that I was a stress eater or binger. I found out today I was wrong. In a stressful moment I found myself wanting to get a massive amount of food in my face....after 3 rolos and a cookie and a half I stopped mid bite when I asked myself a) what I was stressed about? and b) was the food going to make me feel any better? I decided that ruining my day was going to make me feel worse, so instead I went for a run. 2 times today I stopped mid food and put it down (the other time was went I was eating a quick breakfast pop tart, I gave half of it to my husband because it wasn't at all satisfying and made me ill).
My nsv is that I have been at this for a long time, half assing my way through but along the ways habits formed and when my brain kicked in and said, "dude wtf are you doing?!" I realized that I am serious this time. I will never be this size again because I am worth it and my life is worth living.
Thank you for taking the time to read what is for me a complete game changer for me during this process of becoming a better me.


Laura

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  • Mae0217
    Mae0217 Posts: 65 Member
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    Great job! That is truly awesome.
  • bri170lb
    bri170lb Posts: 1,375 Member
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    Those are the moments that really give us the confidence we need to keep giong for the long haul. Soon you will be stopping yourself before you even take a single bite!



  • bri170lb
    bri170lb Posts: 1,375 Member
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    Twice in the past week, I ate way too much at lunch and really started to feel over whelmed and angry at myself for going over on my calories.

    Then at dinner, when before I would have eaten a full size dinner like normal, I realized that I could just skip dinner or have a small amount of food and still end within my limits!

    This probably makes some of you think, well duh, but for me, it was a breakthrough!
  • mbarmuta
    mbarmuta Posts: 165 Member
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    Well done, you have to recognise a problem to fix it.
  • winn9524
    winn9524 Posts: 59 Member
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    Very thoughtful! Thanks for sharing
  • CoffeeNCardio
    CoffeeNCardio Posts: 1,847 Member
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    So great! You CAN do this and you ARE worth it!!!
  • AnnPT77
    AnnPT77 Posts: 32,504 Member
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    Love it when that "click" happens, and life turns in a better direction! Go, you!
  • Toria718
    Toria718 Posts: 396 Member
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    thanks everyone for the support :) lol i read that last line...i wrote it on my phone and didn't proof read, I should have, it sounds silly. Between my husband and myself starting new jobs on monday and this epiphany I feel like my life is finally on track and I will end up where I need to be.
  • ZeXea
    ZeXea Posts: 168 Member
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    I do the same thing! I was doing very well, then one day I got stressful news. The second I left work to when I went to bed, I stress ate. I just ate and ate because I couldnt figure out what else to do. Ugh.
    It's hard for me to put it down. Great job that you did :)!
  • lorrpb
    lorrpb Posts: 11,464 Member
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    Great job! You are now in control of your food, not the other way around.
  • fostersu
    fostersu Posts: 327 Member
    edited October 2015
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    Thank you so much for this. I have ridden that roller coaster so many times.I know how hard it is. Good for you I'm happy for you!
  • MrsMizart
    MrsMizart Posts: 1,275 Member
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    Very well done lass :-)
  • takingcareofus
    takingcareofus Posts: 68 Member
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    Congratulations!
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