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

New here! Need to lose about 20lbs
Thanks!! You too!
by slimmy10 on 25 Jun 16 09:29 AM
Acv
1-2 tbsp a day for two weeks got rid of my gall stones. The ACV stimulates bile production which aids in digestion and helps cleanse the gall bladder and liver. Don't know about weight loss.
by sharonziemek on 24 Jun 16 09:14 PM
Fat Secret's calculation of Net Carbs
Hi all, I need guidance please. I'm on Atkins and record my food intake here on FatSecret. Problem is, the system calculates Net Carbs deducting ONLY fiber from Carbs. It doesn't deduct sugar ...
by beachling on 24 Jun 16 06:22 PM
alchohol and diet
I too like a beer or 6!! Very difficult habit to break. I stopped drinking wine as it was too moreish and the bottle was gone in no time at 700+ calories! Now wine gets me too drunk :) Only thing that ...
by slimmy10 on 24 Jun 16 08:40 AM
Top 5 Biggest Fast Food Offenders
If you look at photographs from the mid-20th century, you'll see most people were pretty slim. If you see what they ate, it was lots of fat, butter, milk, etc. What people did not have was an abun ...
by JamieAlison on 23 Jun 16 08:31 PM