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1 Hungry days

Hungry days

Posted by Kate Bell on April 27, 2015

2 What do you consider restricting?

What do you consider restricting?

Posted by Devon on April 26, 2015

3 Questions about cravings

Questions about cravings

Posted by Allie Parris on April 23, 2015

4 Hello everyone

Hello everyone

Posted by Laura on April 25, 2015

5 Intro of me

Intro of me

Posted by Sara Teegarden on April 18, 2015

6 "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" and IE

"Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" and IE

Posted by Allie Parris on April 26, 2015

7 Going with the flow

Going with the flow

Posted by Katcha - IEing since March 2007 on April 27, 2015

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Palestrina replied to Palestrina's discussion Is Gentle Nutrition possible?
"Judging food is just a cover up for me judging myself. It's how I attack myself and kick my self when in down. I can be my own worst enemy."
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Palestrina replied to Palestrina's discussion Is Gentle Nutrition possible?
"That's definitely something to try. Although forcing myself to eat something because it's good for me can rouse my inner rebel."
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Palestrina replied to Palestrina's discussion Is Gentle Nutrition possible?
"Carolina yes I experience that as well, when I start to judge my food choices I get into trouble. I think it stems from stress, Everytime I feel stress I channel it into food obsessions. I will hopefully learn to tune in to my inner peaceful self."
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Cari Corbet-Owen replied to Allie Parris's discussion Questions about cravings
"Leigh - what harm would it really do if you took a candy and sucked it slowly and you thoroughly savored a small piece of chocolate, letting it melt slowly in your mouth, really allowing it to satisfy your tastebuds to the maximum extent?…"
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Dr Lucy Aphramor video on why weight stigma is more of a health problem than our weight

Health at every Size and weight stigmaI love what Dr. Lucy Aphramor co-author with Dr Linda Bacon of 'Body Respect; What conventional health books get wrong, leave out and just plain fail to understand about weight,' says in this 6 minute video where she tells the story about how she discovered that as a registered dietician what she was giving her clients wasn't working and she discovered that…See More
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Cari Corbet-Owen replied to Devon's discussion What do you consider restricting?
"Hi Devon - it's not that you're restricting so much as that you're listening to your body.  Your body isn't asking for food, it's asking for something else and very often these emotional eating triggers are habitual.…"
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Cari Corbet-Owen replied to Kate Bell's discussion Hungry days
"Hi Kate - very often when we're craving carbs it's either because we've been restricting them, or sometimes it's because we need he endorphin serotonin.  Something I learned is that when women are under stress (and you…"
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Cari Corbet-Owen replied to Lily's discussion Update on joining a gym 2 weeks ago
"Hi Lily - that diet mentality is so sneaky - look at the way it surreptitiously got you to weigh yourself and then feel elated!  Look at how it uses your friends conversations, and mental tracking as its instruments to undermine your efforts…"
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Update on joining a gym 2 weeks ago

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Allie Parris replied to Allie Parris's discussion "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" and IE
"Hi everyone! Thanks so much for responding. All of your comments really helped me. I think that I am still on the IE train. I'm not in a diet mentality per se but I realized that, even after indulging in all my favorite foods, they…"
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Sam I Am replied to Kate Bell's discussion Hungry days
"Of course, everyone's body and intuitive eating needs are different, but I think in some way every one goes through these types of hungry days. For me it is always either because I have been doing exercising that is depleting my carb reserves…"
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Leigh N. replied to Allie Parris's discussion Questions about cravings
"I'm so relieved somebody else has this same situation. Especially at lunch, my stomach will be satisfied but I want something sweet. It really is true that just a little bit signals my body that it is satisfied and just the little bit…"
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Tara replied to Kate Bell's discussion Hungry days
"I'm a stress eater for sure. IE has absolutely helped on the binge side of things, but I'm finding that with the right combination of stress & poor sleep I actually am physically hungry for more. Oh, man, are you kidding me? My stomach…"
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Tara replied to Devon's discussion What do you consider restricting?
"Ha ha ha! Is someone beaming these thoughts out? I swear I have thought EXACTLY that about 25 times today!"
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Denise R replied to Kate Bell's discussion Hungry days
"Wow Tara!  We could be twins!! Thanks for sharing.  I could definitely tell you all I've eaten the past three days for sure!! Trying to stop that calorie tallying in my head...baby steps right.  Good luck with your exams! …"
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Tara replied to Kate Bell's discussion Hungry days
"Yes! I'm having one today in fact! I'm working hard to make peace with it, but the food cop is pretty loud today. I'm NOT calorie counting but every time I get hungry I find myself remembering everything I've eaten for the past…"
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