Stress eating

previous topic · next topic
Marj102981

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 9

      quote  
Posted: 04 Dec 2012, 19:55
I do great at counting calories and exercise, but when I get stressed out everything goes out the window and this is very often since I have 3 kids and bills and a job where they are always eating. Which the work eating isn't my problem it's the at home eating that kills my diet. I just get so stressed and muchie.
NCNOLE

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 1,222

      quote  
Posted: 04 Dec 2012, 20:10
The only way to resolve this for long term success is to figure out how to manage your stress or how to deal with it. The kids, bills, and job are never going to go away - the weight will keep piling on if you don't figure something out. Find ways to relieve the stress - read, shower, walk, exercise, massage... Make time for those things. Remove yourself from the situation when possible - go outside and breathe.

Another option is to realize you are stress eating and refuse to continue - journal your stress and how you are feeling. Or make sure you have healthy snacks to replace the junk - veggies are your best bet for lower calorie options.

Allow for an extra cushion of 100-200 calories if all else fails.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

setting calories
I like to stick the the recommendation but I also like to have energy for lifting weights, running, and looking fuller. When I go too low, I can definitely tell when it comes to energy levels. If you ...
by Diablo360x on 31 May 16 04:18 PM
New member
Hi everyone, i am a new member and still needs to figure out how this works i really need to loose weight and needs all the support i can get.
by chanteny on 31 May 16 04:54 AM
Not losing weight!
Maybe you're not eating enough calories. Your large weight drop in the beginning will be mainly water. Weight loss becomes slower after that. Maybe you're not eating enough of the right foods. ...
by Doobrie on 31 May 16 02:09 AM
Atkins
Thank you Erika. Much appreciated
by CC170 on 30 May 16 10:29 PM
Check the Calendar Date BEFORE recording details
I forgot to check the date on the calendar - it was a day behind AHHH hate when that happens! Note to self - check the date BEFORE recording details !!! :oops:
by Rose Hala on 30 May 16 08:12 PM