3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > General chatter

General chatter Because life isn't just about dieting. Play games, jokes, or share what's new in your life!

Thread Tools
Old 04-11-2012, 10:38 AM   #1
Senior Member
pixelllate's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,164

Default Thinking about weight way too much

Do you ever think about it so much that it does the opposite affect, it doesn't appeal to you?
I dont want this to be some hobby I do, and then drop and do again, so I am trying to find things to do in my life, so that its part of my life, and not something I get sick of and drop.
I've had this with a few goals in my life-like taking the LSAT. I obsessed and overthought it so much, that I just hated studying for it even more and nothing would ever "click" after a point, so I want to keep going, but I don't want to grow too obsessive.

I listened to my gut and it said "You could do with less of me."
pixelllate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2012, 12:15 PM   #2
kon-fyoo-zed say it aloud
konfyoozed's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Columbia, SC
Posts: 1,638

S/C/G: 300/Ticker/165

Height: 5'9"


I have hidden the scale for the month. I am relying simply on measurements to keep me going, and that has helped tremendously. Especially since I'm doing a metabolic reset and allowing my metabolism to straighten itself out after years of basically starve-binge-starve.

I've recently gotten into a slight obsession with metabolism and how it works, and how long term low-calorie diets can cause problems, so I've been more focused on that aspect of things. It's easier for me to focus on getting healthy and strong, than it is to focus on getting thinner and losing pounds. I am hoping as I get healthier and stronger, then I will also lose some fat in the process.

Coming at it from a different angle has refreshed my desire to eat better, if not lower cal. I'm having fun in the kitchen again because my meals aren't limited to baked chicken, pick a veggie, pick a fruit, and brown rice anymore. And seeing the numbers go UP on the weights motivates me to keep going with that.

Summary: when it becomes boring or a chore, change it up! That's what's worked for me, because changing it up means I get to play around in the kitchen with different things. (I don't know if any of that helped, but I hope it did!)

*** Trying Again!!! ***
I won't let the fat win this fight.

{New Ticker - Coming Soon}
konfyoozed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2012, 12:30 PM   #3
Senior Member
Aunrio's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: WI
Posts: 256

S/C/G: 206/165/140

Height: 5' 5.75''


Can you transition the thought process to overall health. Then it is hard to think too much about that.
Aunrio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2012, 08:09 AM   #4
Pinkie Pie Pony
Goody3shoes's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Southern Cali
Posts: 140

S/C/G: 194/180.2/125

Height: 5'5

Default Yep

I get super obsessed with food and weight. I've had my fiance hide the scale from me a couple of times because I get too crazy and every time I go to the bathroom, even if it's just to brush my teeth, I weigh myself. So I weigh myself like 8 times a day. The focus on food can be really hard to get through Just find something else to focus on and if you can't escape it, think healthy thoughts. Like Aunrio posted, focus on overall health rather than focusing on food. I know it's hard, but you'll get through it, especially with help from friends here on 3fc

179-No longer Obese=
165-Graduation Weight
149- No longer Overweight
135- College Weight
Goody3shoes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2012, 08:48 PM   #5
Mysticaldreamzz's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Alberta
Posts: 83

S/C/G: 295/251.5/240

Height: 5'10"


Very obsessed. I weigh myself way too often and obsess over my food journals. I guess i feel like it helps keep me motivated and on track.
Mysticaldreamzz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2012, 09:08 PM   #6
Senior Member
guacamole's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,676

S/C/G: HW 212/148/130~174/139/130

Height: 5'4


I was obsessing about it before I took a 2 week vacation/family reunion break that ends tomorrow. Keeping on track and having weight loss at the front of my thoughts makes me feel secure. These last 2 weeks I have felt out of control and know that I have put on weight. I would rather be obsessed.
May Day Challenge Progress

My Reboot Journey Weight: 155 - March 6, 2017
My Lowest Journey Weight: 139 - October 2016
Original Journey Starting Weight: 212 - June 2010

guacamole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2012, 09:28 PM   #7
Om Shanti, nameste
fyreflie24's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Charlotte NC
Posts: 582

S/C/G: 235/see ticker/145

Height: 5'4"


For me, getting into yoga and cycling has helped a lot; it's given me something else to focus on but still working toward my goal. I also try to focus on new and cool ways to prepare healthy food.
~ Donamari

Eating with mindful intention for fuel and health.

One for every 5 lbs lost
fyreflie24 is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thinking about leaving WW.... IngridonWW Simply Filling/Core 21 01-15-2009 01:44 PM
thinking about fear of regaining sarahyu South Beach Diet 22 06-29-2005 12:19 PM

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 06:39 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