I think the thing that holds back my success in weight loss is all the habitual eating and thinking that I do. I'm so used to just throwing something in my mouth without ever thinking if it's good for me or not, or how many calories it is or is it planned or not.
I really hate, love & completely don't understand that my husband or other "normal" individuals don't think about food the same way I do. They can stop eating when they are full, they don't have to constantly think about their next meal, they don't think about eating between meals, when they have a treat like ice cream or chips they can eat a regular sized portion and don't obsess that it's sitting in the freezer calling their name at any given moment. The way I think and feel about food is completely different than how others think and feel about it. I know many of you know what I mean.
I really do know how to lose weight and keep it off,I know what kinds of foods to eat, I know the exercises I must do. I know how many calories I need to lose weight successfully. But this is not the problem at all.
I think that food is just a symptom of what my issue really is. I have a thinking problem. My thoughts about food are really screwed up. This is the problem that I don't know how to fix. How can I change or unlearn the behavior that causes me to reach out for food as comfort? How can I stop trying to fill that empty hole with food and just heal up that emptiness for good? How can I truly be successful at weight loss & being healthy being the way I am now?