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Leave some behind.

Friday, June 13, 2014

day 18:

Leaving some behind.

so today's lesson is to leave some food on your plate so you begin to get use to not "eating" all of your food.

For reason's I will never understand my plate will mock me....."It's just one little bite"..."don't I look delicious".

Yesterday I was eating and hit my full point but I still had a one and a half meatloaf muffins left to eat (I had three). So I set it aside, but that half eaten muffin was more than I could take so I finished it and put the whole one away.

It's like I was afraid that my "full" sensor was wrong. I'm not going to starve. I can always have more later if I am hungry. The rational side of my brain gets it, but that little white devil just can't seem to let it go.

At home I can control this by getting a small serving size, and then if needed I can have a small second portion, that way giving myself the ability to listen to my body. But eating out is a whole new adventure. They say to share a meal or get a box right away. After 24 years of serving there is nothing more annoying that having to get a box right away, usually because you are suppose to box the left overs for the table and J will never share one meal, as we share two, so we both get a little something. Or worse he loves our local pizza buffet, I had them make me a glutton and dairy free pizza last week that was amazing and only ate three small pieces but I can't leave behind the crusts, that little white devil loves them too much.

sometimes finding our faults helps us stay out of situations where these compromise our goals.
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    Is that a Freudian slip up there? emoticon

    "Glutton and dairy free"...I think you may have hit upon a new buzz word. Sign me up for glutton-free dining out...portion control is an issue for me, too. I like to plan for lunch the next day, so I decide right then and there to only eat half of whatever is there.

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    Comment edited on: 7/10/2014 11:00:56 AM
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