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Old 05-18-2009, 12:34 PM   #1
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Default Lots of feelings coming up

Ive had a couple of stressfull things happen in the last week but Im sure some of the intense feelings Im having are due to not running to the cookie jar. I really use food to distract me from feelings about uncomfortable memories. I think that tasting food and focusing on whats in my mouth is a way Ive coped most of my life. Certainly in the last 14 years since I packed on the weight during that time. I am glad that in this process I quit smoking but certainly it has left me feeling more vulnerable and I hate that feeling. but I do have my spirituality that tells me Im going to be okay. Im going for my walk and will have my breakfast when I get back....
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Old 05-18-2009, 12:38 PM   #2
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Hang in there! You are strong and you'll make it through. Cookie withdrawal is hard! ha! But you'll come through healthier, physically and mentally!
This time, I'm going to be stronger, I'm not giving in. - Rudimental
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:13 PM   #3
Trying so hard....
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When I first started, I wanted to bite everybodys head off, cause I couldnt use food as a comforter, so I was "lost". It gets a bit better as time goes on.........hang in there!!
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:49 PM   #4
NEVER EVER going back
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I found that the first three weeks of sugar withdrawal was very hard ... but it gets easier. I too have always dealt with everything by way of food... it's a hard habit to break for sure.

Quick tip? Have breakfast BEFORE your walk to get your metabolism going!!!
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
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