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Old 04-14-2013, 08:27 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Wannabeskinny View Post
I strive to reach the happy balance between binging and restrictive dieting but like you say, even one little tiny change feels restrictive! Even if I decide that instead of eating a whole bag of cheetos I'll have a large bowl instead even that feels like a noose, like I'm policing myself. And then that restrictive behavior leads to binging. I love the concept of not dieting but I love the concept of losing weight more. Those 2 will never reconcile in my life, for others yes, for me I can't imagine it.

Love the honesty! I suspect it's the same for me -- that I'll always have to choose between eating freely and staying slim, because my idea of eating freely will never become "normal."

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