Slim and Franke

Slim and Franke

Monday, October 22, 2012

FEEDING THE HUNGRY HEART

Question Of The Week 10-22-12


Are you and emotional eater?

But those mashed potatoes with creamy butter look so good!



This HEART SISTERS post will help  you decide.

20 comments:

  1. I don't have to look at that post - I definitely am an emotional eater. :)

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  2. Happy, I eat~!
    otherwise I'm an emotional Starver.
    If I get emotional, my need for food shuts down and its hard to think about food at all..
    Food just doesnt " Fix It" for me.

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  3. Nope not really, the opposite. Well I mean if I'm down or stressed I eat less, it's when life is ticking along nicely I eat too much. The best way for me to lose a few pounds is for something tragic to happen.

    Maybe that's emotional lack of eating?

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  4. I read it. I got stuck on #4, using food to express love.
    Is aerosol whip cream considered food?

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  5. Lynn -- I am surprised believing you have tremendous resolve. What do you feed your emotions with...sugar? chocolate?

    Sonny -- My sister is a emotional starver. I however eat when I am happy and eat when I am sad.

    LL Cool Joe -- Doesn't sound like a very good diet plan.

    Cliff -- Do you happen to have any chocolate Redi-whip? Our Walmart doesn't have any and I need some for my next emotional crisis. Using food to express love...for FOOD.

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  6. Bread and cookies. My demise when I am feeling blue.

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  7. Oh yes....sugar is my emotional cure.

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  8. I am an avoidance eater. when I don't want to do something or think about something I really need to do or think about, I eat instead. avoid, avoid, avoid, avoid, in goes the comfort foods

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  9. I get that way with chocolate, espresso, bread and wine...but nothing else can tempt me. These things do satisfy me emotionally, so they're hard to turn down.

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  10. I eat less when I'm stressed. Not even my favorites, bread, pasta and rice, can tempt me when I'm really down.

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  11. I'm not an emotional eater, but I like "comfort food," if that makes any sense. (And being partly Irish, I never met a potato I didn't like.)

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  12. Every time I have a close call n am so glad to still be alive I need chocolate ice cream- More like a celebratory Affirmation- "I'm Alive!"
    Occasionally I'll eat only chocolate things for an entire day... I think it's cravings, not emotional really.
    I don't eat as a response to stress- I'm more likely not to eat when upset.

    But I like my mashed with homemade turkey gravy better! n Cranberry sauce. Almost time for that again-

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  13. Hmmm....sometimes I must say I do especially when it is near my period I alwsays craved for chocolate ;)

    Oops,time for a bar heheheheh....so do you reckon I am emotional eater?

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  14. Like lots of your other readers Annie - I eat here there and everywhere for no reason at all.
    If I'm on my own and busy I eat anything at hand thats raw - can't be bothered to cook - and that will definitely include nuts, potato chips and chocolate.
    Then when I think about what I've done I get the guilts - 'cose most of those are 'fattening'
    Take care
    Cathy

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  15. How does it work - I eat what i love, i try to cook what i feel - all emotions, but is that what you mean?

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  16. Until I was about 60, I ate only when I was hungry and I stopped as soon as the hunger was satisfied. Now, I am sad to say, my mouth is often hungry when my belly is not. And I LOVE mashed potatoes!!

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  17. Usually just wanting something like Chinese food or yes, chocolate.

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  18. Loved ALL of these comments. Who knew what food does to each one of us? I will be back to comment further in a couple of weeks and also to catch up on your posts.

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  19. I don't think I'm an emotional eater, but I do sometimes go on binges which I later thoroughly regret. I'm trying to lose 5 pounds right now.

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