3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

Thread Tools
Old 08-18-2010, 08:46 AM   #1
Senior Member
Smiling_Sara's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,108

S/C/G: 278/see ticker/150

Height: 5'4

Default Read something that made a light bulb go of....thoughts?

I was reading The Weight Loss Diaries by Courtney Rubin and I read one paragraph that made me go "ah ha!"

But mostly I've learned how little of being overweight is really about food. It's about priorities and boundaries and fear and avoidance of anything you don't want to feel. It's about demands that are too high and resources that are too low. I've also learned I'm not alone in feeling alone. I've learned that if I sneak my food, it won't ruin the facade I've created, but it will rot me on the inside.
Smiling_Sara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2010, 08:52 AM   #2
I want to feel better
MablesGirl's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 470

S/C/G: 291.2/???/healthier

Height: 5 foot 3.5 inches


I read this book and really liked it, maybe I'll read it again. I so agree with this paragraph. I'm overweight because I eat too much food. But why I eat too much food is for various reasons. I don't feel like going to the gym after I work 12 hours. And then I come home and eat something not healthy, since I didn't go to the gym. After work today, I'm going to a watch a volleyball match, taking my mother and MIL with me. I'll be gone from 9 an to 9 pm. When do I exercise? Okay, I started just whining about myself now, sorry, wasn't the intent. But I totally agree with this.
MablesGirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2010, 10:46 AM   #3
Focused on the Future
JustBeckyV's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Iowa
Posts: 990

S/C/G: 237/132/137

Height: 5' 3"


Great messafe - very true!

JustBeckyV is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beck Diet For Life/Solution October 2009 Support, Discussion, Buddy/Coach BillBlueEyes LA Weight Loss 260 11-01-2009 05:16 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:18 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2