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Day 66 Don't Even Start & Lunch Guests
100 DWL - learn strong self talk to keep yourself from taking that first bite of trigger food. The first bite sets you up for wanting more. Decide you will not eat even one bite.
It says when reaching for the food give yourself this talk. I... Read more
Day 65 Stimulus Narrowing & MP3 & Night Time Eating!
100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle -Stimulus Narrowing - Don't think too long. Each time you encounter a food cue or temptation you have a split second to make a decision to eat or not to eat. The faster you say 'No I won't eat it!' and ge... Read more
Day 64 Instant Tools for Triggers
100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle. Use fast solutions aka instant tools to get away from what triggered you to eat. Stop thinking you cannot resist food temptations. Just because you see or smell something does not mean you have to eat it... Read more
Day 63 Buffers & Crazy for Sweets
100 Days of Weight Loss - Create buffers to keep yourself from high risk problem foods. The easiest buffer is to keep it away. Do not tempt yourself by having naughty foods in the house - stop buying it! Get rid of foods that put you at risk of... Read more
Day 62 Non-food Triggers
100 DWL - Non- food triggers - people, situations, places, habits or a combination of these, not just foods can trigger unplanned eating.
Some situations - habits like having a bedtime snack, eating popcorn at a movie, eating in the car o... Read more
Day 61 Food Triggers
100 DWL - Learn your food cues or triggers - all the little signals and thoughts that prompt you to eat during times you were not planning on it. Even though you were not hungry these triggers cause you to react. One minute you were not thinking... Read more
Day 60 Create a Stop Sign, Back to Yoga, Menu Planning, Activity Room
100 DWL - There are the 'Instead Lists' for emotional eating - head hunger and heart hunger. But another tool is required to be able to use the insteads. It is the 'emotional stop sign' which is an instant reaction plan to catch yourself before ... Read more
Day 59 Heart Hunger Insteads & Phone Heaven
100 DWL - Heart hunger - comes from empty emotions when you feel depressed, discouraged, lonely, hurt, disappointed, let down, bored or restless. Create a head hunger instead activity list. These should be nurturing activities for when you feel ... Read more
Day 58 Heart Hunger
100 DWL - Unlike head hunger with heart hunger you just start thinking about food, unsure of what you really want to eat. Likely it will be a comfort food or something soft, smooth, or creamy - ice cream, donuts, pasta.
Heart hunger - you ... Read more
Day 57 Head Hunger "Insteads" & - Triggers & Red Light Foods
100 DWL - Have a list of quick solutions to manage head hunger cravings. Do these activities instead of eating when you are not truly hungry. The activities will not solve the problem of emotional eating, it is a buffer between you and the issue... Read more
Day 56 Head Hunger
100 DWL - With non-hungry eating your food choices indicate the emotional needs you are experiencing. You usually want chewy or crunchy foods that have a smash in your mouth sensation, that replaces what you'd really like to do to somebody or so... Read more
Day 55 Food is the Consolation Prize & My Break Through!!!!
100 DWL - Over the years you have learned when you are having a tough time and do not like how you feel, food will make you feel better whether you were hungry or not. The skinned knee was the reason for a cookie. This is how you get hooked on e... Read more
Day 54 Eating to Feel Better
100 DWL - If I eat something maybe I will feel better. Low energy does not mean it is time to eat unless it really is meal time. Recognize the difference between fuel needs and an emotional fix and the difference between tired not hunger. Learn ... Read more
Day 53 Food is My Best Friend
100 DWL - eating when you are sad, lonely, tired, bored, upset, angry, stressed. There are other ways to handle the feelings - get a hug, find an interesting TV show. Maybe food is the only way you know to fix your problems. - learn new ways to... Read more
Day 52 Food is an Instant Fix
100 DWL - Eating to avoid life takes so little effort. Food can provide an instant escape, relief, satisfaction, distraction, pleasure, entertainment, mask boredom or restlessness, a reason to procrastinate.
The next time you just want to ... Read more