3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > Metabolic Research Center

Thread Tools
Old 09-30-2010, 04:17 PM   #1
Started Aug 2010
teacherlady79's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Posts: 692

S/C/G: 263/150/195

Height: 5'5"

Default How bad is it if I don't finish my meal?

I know this diet is very restrictive on calories and it's important to never skip a meal, but what if I get full and can't finish a meal?

I just wasn't that hungry at lunch today (of course, it may have been because I was sick of salads. I probably would have eaten more if I'd had the lasagna, lol), so I didn't finish my lunch. Usually I'm hungry enough at mealtimes (not starving, but definitely hungry) that I'll eat whatever I fix, even if I don't particularly love it.

Isn't it counter-productive to force yourself to eat everything--even when you're full--when part of food-addict behavior modification is to learn to stop eating when you're full?

But on the other hand, I don't want to put myself into starvation mode or anything.
teacherlady79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2010, 08:10 PM   #2
Senior Member
Nicmom24's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 116


That's a good question. Wish I had an answer. I'd think that you shouldn't force yourself to eat when you're not hungry but then you need to be careful about getting over hungry before your next meal
Nicmom24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2010, 08:27 PM   #3
Senior Member
hatethesweatpants's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: FoCo, Colorado
Posts: 668

S/C/G: 222/151/155

Height: 6'1''


If I sense I'm not hungry, I try to choose less bulky items. My favorite is salmon with a small starch and cooked veggies. Salad is so filling and sometimes, I don't think I can gag down another one! lol! I don't think it will happen all that often that you're not hungry enough to finish. Just try to finish your protein, for sure. Oh, and don't drink as much with your meal.
Debi in FoCo, Co
hatethesweatpants is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why are we doing this? Is it worth it? LaurieDawn 100 lb. Club 23 02-05-2008 01:19 AM
How did you decide which plan?? cogs General chatter 11 01-14-2007 10:29 PM
I don't think I can keep going... Tinabeana05 20-Somethings 14 07-28-2005 04:48 PM
St. Patricia's Pledge! Don't Go 'Way, Come Out & Play! Amarantha2 Weight Loss Support 273 03-10-2003 01:18 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 08:33 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