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At some point in your life, you've probably heard this piece of weight loss advice: "just eat when you're hungry and stop when you're full."
Hell, I've given that advice many times over to my clients.
Sounds simple enough right?
But what about when it's not?
What if you have a hard time differentiating between true hunger and boredom?
What if 'full' has always meant 'stuffed' for you and you're not sure what you're supposed to feel like after a meal?
I've had many clients in this boat. From...
Do you ever feel out of control around food? You know you should watch your portions and eat mindfully, but you can't help it. One spoonful after another, long after your body is satisfied, you continue to shovel.
Maybe it starts with your dinner. Then you want something crunchy and salty so you mow through a bag of chips. But then you need something sweet to balance it out so you plow through a sleeve of Oreos. And before you know it, you're flopped on the couch, groaning in discomfort with your jeans...
Thanksgiving. During a NORMAL year it's a minefield of stuffing, pies, and alcohol, threatening to send us down the slippery slope of holiday season fuck-it-ness.
Then 2020 came along and said, "Hold my pumpkin beer."
This season we aren't facing the desire to overindulge with the fam. We're staring down the challenge of keeping our heads (or more accurately, our waistlines) while possibly feeling extreme stress, loneliness, and grief over what we're missing out on this year.
And THAT can be a recipe...
Do you feel pretty strong in your eating game during the day, but then night hits and it feels like you’re possessed by a demon with 18 stomachs.
You shut the laptop off, you put the kids to bed, you sit on the couch, and the gorging begins.
You shovel down handfuls of salty chips, which then makes you want something sweet so you’ll have a cookie, or 12. Then your boo makes popcorn and you’re just going to have a handful (the bowl is now yours). But you need a soda or cocktail to wash it down....
Who’s done it? Raise your hand high if you do really well with your eating Monday through Thursday, then Friday night hits and your habits go to hell in a hand basket for the next 3 days.
I know I have! You make it through a stressful week and the ultimate reward is that Friday night pizza you enjoy while watching Netflix.
Then Saturday hits and you find yourself gravitating towards those chips and cookies you did so good at avoiding all week.
Then Sunday comes and it’s time for brunch and...
We all are under inordinate amounts of stress lately. And being stuck in the house with extra time on your hands, can quickly lead to fridge raids, and mindless binges if you don't have a plan and tools in place to prevent it.
So today we're talking about 6 proven ways to keep you from stress-eating your way to the quarantine 15.