I have or rather had a huge problem with ice-cream too. Whenever I sat down to eat it, I will eat the whole thing, sometimes even 3 bowls. I read the book, 'Breaking free from compulsive eating' by Geneen Roth and that book really helped me to deal with my addiction head on. Guess what the author recomended? Giving yourself total permission to eat the ice-cream without judging yourself at all. That was pretty hard for me. Of coz I would never allow myself to eat ice-cream, so i overate it instead. When I totally allowed myself to eat as much as I wanted, I finised a whole tub, 3 times. And after that, I was over with it. I can never eat a whole tub now. A macdonald's cone is enough for me to satisfy that creamy, sweet craving. In fact, I now find some ice cream too sweet for me. What a change. Try that book. Hope it helps!
i never had a problem with ice cream until about 6 years ago. i could take it or leave it. but same as you now if i have it in the house i just keep scooping - i simply don't buy it unless we are having people over - i never buy the big tub any more. i dont want any leftovers - so it is gone when the company finishes dessert. i make some granitas or slushy - popsicles on my own with fruit juices etc. i know it is not the same but for me it has to do. i would like to know why i because so enthralled - i guess my taste changed and perhaps it is comfort food - who knows. but i stay away from it like the plague!! BB
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I've been doing great the past two weeks, eating lots of fruits and veggies, even things I haven't eaten before like kale. And then I decide I'm going to buy ice cream, just eat small amounts, make it last. But I have never been able to do that. I am an addict when it comes to ice cream. So yesterday I went on an ice cream binge. Why do I do that!? There is no such thing as moderation when it comes to ice cream. I feel like I just cancelled out all the good, healthy eating I've done lately.
I felt badly last evening and all day today, but I got back to the program and had a healthy eating day. If first you don't succeed ...
Just needed to put this out there and make myself accountable. rose
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