3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

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

Chicks in Control Overeating? Binging? Share uplifting support and gain control!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-25-2006, 11:39 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
mammasita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: VA
Posts: 1,147

S/C/G: 218/150/155

Height: 5'7"

Default Way of thinking....

As I was driving to work this morning, I thought to myself

"Once I get to my goal weight, I can go back to eating normally"

What a completely self sabotaging thought that was. I am so disgusted with myself for thinking that. I've been doing EXTREMELY well. Binge free for MONTHS (since July). I've lost 40 some odd pounds since March and feel wonderful. I'm not depriving myself of anything and really don't feel like I'm dieting. If I want to go to Red Lobster, damn it, I'm going to Red Lobster. I can say my new semi-obsessive behavior is weighing myself, but hey, its better than obsessing over what to eat next .

I guess my pont is. What I'm doing now has to be my way of life. I can't revert back to my old "eating normally" ways. Healthy choices and moderation are the key. My "eating normally" habits now should be my "eating normally" habits from now on.
__________________



BMI - 23.2

Goal #1 - 196 (10%) | Goal #2 - 185 | Goal #3 - 174 (20%) | Goal #4 - 165 | GOAL
- 155
mammasita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2006, 04:48 PM   #2
Detangler
 
_knot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: East Coast
Posts: 82

Default

So, is the way you're eating now the way you'll be happy eating forever? It sounds like you're taking a very healthy and reasonable approach, and your success reinforces that. Remember that the way you used to eat isn't "eating normally" and that it won't make you happy, or you wouldn't have stopped.

Congratulations on the huge success, weight- and bingefree- wise.
__________________
Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. -Hippocrates
_knot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2006, 05:09 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Hale_Mary's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 107

S/C/G: 170/166/150

Height: 5'8"

Default

It's good that you have found a realistic and successful way to live healthy. Knot made a great point in that your old eating habits were not "normal" in comparison.

The nice thing is that you were able to reconize this thought about being inaccurate and set yourself straight.
__________________

Escalators can never break, they simply become stairs.
Hale_Mary is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2006, 08:30 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
ellis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Canada
Posts: 15,006

Height: 5'-2"

Default

I really like what _knot said, too.
I always thought the same way as you, Mammasita. And obviously I've lived by it, too, because when I have lost a good amount of weight in the past, I've put it back on.

Congratulations on your new attitude!
__________________
I am a runner!

__________
"Wouldn't it be wonderful to take all the evil people and put them over there, then we wouldn't have to deal with them. And all of us good people would stay right here. The problem is that the line separating good and evil cuts right through the human heart." Alexander Solzenitzen
ellis is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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 09:33 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