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Day 40 - Having an Eating Experience
Thursday, September 29, 2016      1 comments

I have no idea what she's talking about. Maybe next time. 8-)... Read more
DAY 39 of 100 - Flavour or Texture?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      3 comments

LOVEing a particular food specifically for flavor, or specifically for texture could be serving to fulfill an emotional need. Assignment: Pay special attention to flavor and texture of everything eaten today; in our journal, describe a favorit... Read more
DAY 38 of 100 Food as Power
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      4 comments

Not an issue.... Read more
Day 37 of 100
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

Title of chapter is I Love to Eat! but I don't love to eat. As I've mentioned before, I'm a self-proclaimed recovering indiscriminate binge eater. There are foods I like more than other, and I like each for their individual flavors, textures, a... Read more
Day 36 of 100 - Slow Down your Eating
Sunday, September 25, 2016      4 comments

Premise: It's easier to determine when you should stop eating by slowing down your eating. Assignment: Set a timer for 20 minutes, observe others, then tell them how to eat. My observation: What?!? My experience: 20 minutes is the perfect... Read more
Day 35 of 100 The Eating Pause
Saturday, September 24, 2016      1 comments

Premise: Most people stop eating in the middle of the meal and do other things. The natural pause is an indicator that you are comfortably full. Assignment: Watch for the pause, and stop eating. My Experience: I make small pauses during meal... Read more
DAY 34 - Listen Accurately (Should apply to everything)
Friday, September 23, 2016      3 comments

Premise: By paying close attention to your tummy, you can recognize the exact moment you've had enough to eat. Assignment: Eat a meal or snack, but stop right at the point of feeling comfortable (or plus one one the scale). Write about the ex... Read more
Day 33 of 100 - The fullness scale
Friday, September 23, 2016      2 comments

Premise: By paying attention to how the abdominal area feels, we can learn exactly how much food to eat. Assignment: While eating, pay attention how the abdominal area feels; when the fullness reaches stage 1, decide to stop eating or to con... Read more
Day 32 - The Three Hour Rule
Thursday, September 22, 2016      3 comments

Hard to get into this one - think I said it all yesterday. Premise: Being overly hungry can cause us to overeat. Assignment: Write in journal my hungry times. Try to allow no more than 3-5 hours between meals. My stomach is growling as I... Read more
Day 31 of 100 Days - Hungar Scale
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      1 comments

Being Type 2 Diabetic can have it's advantages; if Momma ain't happy, ain't nobody gonna be happy, and if Momma's hungry, she ain't gonna be happy. That's how I know when I'm hungry. I eat, loosely, by the clock: First thing in the a.m, I eat... Read more
DAY 30 of 100 Days - Postpone Eating
Monday, September 19, 2016      4 comments

Premise: When away from home, if you postpone eating appetisers or snack foods, you will end up eating less of it. Assignment: Put this into practice Although I won't be where I'll be facing this today, I have experienced it in the past. Wh... Read more
Day 29 of 100 Days - Handheld Foods
Sunday, September 18, 2016      4 comments

Problem: It's very easy to overeat handheld foods. Solution: (1) Use a fork; (2) Measure first, then put on plate. My Experience: My mum once said that only barnyard animals eat while standing and that's how I roll. 8-) Using a fork f... Read more
DAY 28 of 100 Days - Eating Because it's There
Saturday, September 17, 2016      3 comments

(AKA The See Food Diet) I am so guilty of this! The premise: We can learn to avoid unexpected food by remembering the fuel/flavor rule, and by remembering that "I don't eat food just because it's there! The assignment: Write that phrase in m... Read more
Day 27 Eat Dessert when it's Special
Friday, September 16, 2016      5 comments

I don't know about that title; making dessert special seems to give it more power than it deserves. Premise: Eating dessert can lead you astray. Assignment: Make a "Special" list of desserts special to me, write about taste and texture, add ... Read more
DAY 26 - When Food Disappoints You
Thursday, September 15, 2016      2 comments

Premise: If a food doesn't meet your fuel/flavor expectations, you are probably trying fill an emotional need. Exercise: Eat a small bite of a favored treat and thoroughly analyze it. Take another bite, then decide if it's meeting your expecta... Read more

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