3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

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

Weight Loss Support Give and get support here!

Fat Girl Logic

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-17-2012, 12:46 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
jj0293's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 23

S/C/G: 263/256.8/145

Height: 5'7"

Default Fat Girl Logic

You know those day when you slip up and eat something you know you shouldn't? And it would be completely fine if you were able to have just a little bit of something bad, but your fat girl demon pops up on one shoulder and your skinny girl angels pops up on the other one, and you have a show down.

Fat girl logic is so ridiculous. And it wins sometimes! The other night, I had a little bit of some popcorn shrimp because I couldn't stop thinking about them. It would be fine to have a little and control myself. But then I felt so bad about it, I just thought "whatever, eat the whole bag. You've already messed up and it will remove the temptation."

So, that's what I did. Today I was feeling so bad about last night that I didn't eat very well today! Crazy!

I guess this would be the part where I would give up in the past, but I'm committed. I'm going to try my hardest to leave the guilt in the past and begin tomorrow like it never happened! And that's the last time I have any popcorn shrimp in the house!
jj0293 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 12:49 AM   #2
Hi, I'm Lauren! :)
 
mimsyborogoves's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 1,216

S/C/G: SW:179 / CW:177 / GW:140

Height: 5'4

Default

Fatgirl logic = that popcorn shrimp has PROTEIN! Of course it's good for me! *noms*
__________________
Back at it temporarily!




I have a blog! Check it out!
mimsyborogoves is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:21 AM   #3
STREET DOG
 
Kahokkuri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: BGKY
Posts: 406

S/C/G: 96.7kg/97.8/68

Height: 175cm (5'9")

Default

Oh man, I know that feeling! I just did it with a bag of peanuts last night (and they didn't even taste as good as the ones I usually buy)!

You've got the right idea, though; no point in dwelling when you can be moving on–and moving more!–and getting back on track.
__________________

91 kg - No longer "obese"
90 kg/199lbs - Onederland!
85 kg - Buy new running shoes
80kg - Nail polish shopping spree
76 kg - Buy Monster headphones
68 kg - Plan trip to see friends in faraway places
Kahokkuri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:25 AM   #4
focused.
 
Engraved's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: on a european fluffy cloud
Posts: 99

S/C/G: 125/65/65 (kg)

Height: 1.73/5'8"

Default

i did this in the weekend. On Sunday night i dust myself off and started my week more committed than ever.
__________________
275lb(125kg) -The Journey Begins- 12 Oct. '10
143lb(65kg) - Final Goal- 1 June '12


20months : -132lb(60kg)
Engraved is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:29 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Volschika007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 211

S/C/G: 226/199/160

Height: 5'8"

Default

lol this is so true. my fat girl logic = if I'm gonna treat myself to something might as well go all out! That usually means single cheese burger becomes double cheese burger with bacon and fries. I just try to enjoy it in the moment and then move on the next day and start fresh. I tend to go easy on myself with that sorta thing - there's no way I'd be able to stick with eating healthier if i didn't give in sometimes! and fat girl logic makes so much sense at the time! lol
__________________


First Mini Goal 208 (weight before gaining) - 2/11/2012 Second Mini Goal 202 (lowest recorded weight) - 4/18/2012
Third Mini Goal ONEDERLAND - 6/4/2012 Fourth mini goal 180 - TBA Overall Goal 160 - TBA
Volschika007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:49 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
jj0293's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 23

S/C/G: 263/256.8/145

Height: 5'7"

Default

lol you can't escape the fat girl logic! And it spreads like wild fire! Like if you mess up in the middle of the week, the week is ruined and you should start fresh on Monday.

I'm trying to resist this slippery slope! lol
jj0293 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 08:17 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
freelancemomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 2,137

S/C/G: 195/145/145

Height: 5'11"

Default

Fat girl logic = I paid so much for this buffet... I'm still working on that one.

F.
freelancemomma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 09:38 AM   #8
PCOS/IR/Hypothyroid
 
astrophe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 3,805

Height: 5'8"

Default

Some foods are just triggers. Resist once at the store and do not buy. Then you don't have to resist a million times at home. Things with wheat or sweet just set me off and here comes the blood sugar wackies. Sigh.

Sounds like popcorn shrimp is one of yours. Is it the breading?

And next time? Round file. Destroy it, step on it, make it unfit to eat. Blender, fling in yard, def trash.

Be leery of thoughts like this:

"whatever, eat the whole bag. You've already messed up and it will remove the temptation."

Do not talk down to you.

Do not dismiss the struggle -- it is HARD and you ARE trying. Pat yourself on the back for the effort. Don't "whatever" it. Don't punish yourself.

Do not dishonor you and treat your body like a trash can. If you want to trash it, throw it OUT into an actual trash can.

OWN that temptation and YOU rule it. YOU stop feeding it, YOU trash it. YOU stop buying it. You stop thinking it and giving that temptation so much leverage with you.

Don't hide from it, don't let it rule you.

But def don't talk down to you along the way while learning to deal with temptations like that. It's only a trigger food. YOU are a valuable person. Worth way more than popcorn shrimp or whatever trigger it is.

GL!



A.
__________________
Started Oct 2014:

Last edited by astrophe : 05-17-2012 at 09:41 AM.
astrophe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 09:51 AM   #9
God answers prayers!
 
cbressler1976's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pembroke Pines, FL
Posts: 105

S/C/G: 188/164/135

Height: 5'4

Default

I have been avoiding "fat girl logic" like the plague because once it gets ahold of me, it has me forever! ...but I do give into "lazy girl logic".... I can always exercize later.....my muscles need a couple of days rest... lol
__________________



It's a long, hard road.....but with God's help, I can do anything!
cbressler1976 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 11:38 AM   #10
Staying the Same
 
krampus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Troy, NY
Posts: 6,442

S/C/G: 160+/116/this is fine

Height: 5'5

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mimsyborogoves View Post
Fatgirl logic = that popcorn shrimp has PROTEIN! Of course it's good for me! *noms*
I laughed aloud at this one, I am totally guilty of this.
__________________
Push on some more!

http://www.3fatchicks.com/diet-blogs/krampus
krampus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 12:15 PM   #11
Miral Paris
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest
Posts: 33

S/C/G: 191/140

Height: 5/5

Default

I have been here just a week or so but I can relate to this post more than any other I have read. Is there some way to have a buddy on the board to contact when we want to go off course? I don't see any way to personally message people.
Miral Paris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 12:47 PM   #12
Gettin' it done!
 
amandie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Near St. Louis
Posts: 2,801

S/C/G: HW- 242 Restart SW:166 7/24/14

Height: a little over 5'2

Default

Miral- you have to be a member for 20 days and/or have 20 posts (can't remember) to contact people. For now, just have to use threads to communicate with other members. This is to prevent fake/spam accounts. You can always start your own support thread and invite others to have a group, just an idea.

As for OP, man the fat girl logic gets me sometimes! I have been doing a lot better on that though.
__________________


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.- Winston Churchill
amandie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:24 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Brid's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Yorkshire
Posts: 280

S/C/G: 255/196/175

Height: 5'9

Default

I had this just last night. It was all going so well, and then I remembered the cashew nuts I'd treated myself to (because a few nuts is good, right? Vegetarians have to eat them so they don't die, or something, right? They must be good!). And that prompted boyfriend to get the chocolate raisins out. My logic went like this:

Nuts = good
Raisins = fruit = good
Chocolate = bad
That's only one bad thing!

Thank God I still felt guilty enough about it to resist the ham and cheese sandwich.

I find the worst part is, now I'm so aware of what I'm putting into my body, if I screw up and eat a cake, I not only then berate myself for eating the cake, but also for letting myself screw up with a cake of such inferior quality.
Brid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 01:43 PM   #14
Wastin' Away Again!
 
Beach Patrol's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: on the beach
Posts: 2,314

S/C/G: 192/170/130

Height: 5'3" 50 years old

Default

when I get a hankering for candy, my FatGirl Logic screams "EAT THE PEANUT M&Ms!!!! THEY HAVE PEANUTS! - PEANUTS HAVE PROTEIN! SO THAT CANCELS OUT THE SUGAR!!!!" Yeah, yeah, yeah... of course I know it doesn't cancel out the sugar but while I'm inhaling a bag of peanut m&ms, it sure makes perfect sense! OY!
__________________
CHANGE IS HARD.
BUT PERPETUAL DISSATISFACTION AIN'T NO PICNIC EITHER!


You CAN have ANYTHING you want,
but you CAN'T have EVERYTHING you want!
~my mama!
Beach Patrol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 02:25 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
silentarctic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 975

S/C/G: 353/290/180

Height: 5'11"

Default

It's okay that I have popcorn with margerine for supper, because it fits in my calories. (So NOT okay but i've done that 2 nights in a row because I've bene too tired to cook /clean my kitchen).

Showing a 4 lb loss on the scales this week is NOT helping me give up this habbit (i like popcorn :-( )
__________________
Overall Goal (Restart AGAIN) 2013



Mini Goals Celebrated:
310> Feb 2014 - 300> April 2014 290>May 2014
silentarctic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


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

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting Fat Smash 11/2- Any takers GETMYSEXYBACKJESS General Diet Plans and Questions 356 06-06-2011 01:14 PM
Marie Claire-BIG GIRL IN A SKINNY WORLD Thighs Be Gone General chatter 11 02-21-2010 11:50 PM
Hello from lots of fat chicks in UK #20 veggie UK Fat Chicks 263 04-30-2004 08:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:03 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2