Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
I've always heard that when you're trying to lose weight, among other things, you should sit down for your meals and never eat "on the run." Apparently, when you give your meal thought and attention (for lack of a better way to put it), you're more likely to eat sensibly and not shove empty calories down your throat.
Well, this morning I got myself a piece of chocolate cake - - REALLY yummy, super good chocolate cake. As soon as I sat down to eat it, I got distracted with about 20 different things. One kid needed help getting dressed, another one needed a diaper change, then the phone rang, etc., etc. In between tasks, I took bites of the cake and before I knew it, it was gone. I felt like I didn't get to ENJOY it because I was so distracted. And because of that, I felt entitled to another piece of cake - one that I could enjoy "properly."
Is that crazy, or what??
Looks like I have some re-thinking to do...
Mon. Aug 14, 2:54pm
don't feel alone in this. it happens to me all the time. no matter how many times i tell myself i am going to take the time it never seems to happen. it is a battle that i will just have to keep working on unless someone knows a way to put the world on hold . lol till then fight the good fight !
Monday, August 14, 2006, 4:33 PM
I guess this goes to show that sometimes you can't have your cake and enjoy it too!
I'm bumping this b/c I think it's a pretty important message. If you're going to eat something, really enjoy it. Sit down for pete's sake - don't stand and eat. If we're all so excited about food we might as well enjoy it rather than shovelling it in our mouth when we get the chance!
Open mouth, insert, chew, and ENJOY!
Wednesday, August 23, 2006, 1:29 AM
There was a thread a while back about food prep and presentation and how taking the time to enjoy your food for many of us meant we never felt deprived, and I know I'm less prone to snacking if I took the time to enjoy my food. (I for one never eat out of tupperware containers- I only eat off of plates- even at work)
Wednesday, August 23, 2006, 3:01 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?