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why do you hate your body so much?

my husband and i were talking about superfood this morning and how good it is. I said, i know, i used to drink it all the time, i used to do wheatgrass shots too. I said, i used to be really healthy. He replied, "why do you hate your body so much?"
That sentence threw me for a loop. I stopped what I was doing and repeated the sentence over and over, why do I hate my body so much? Why do I eat the junk I do? I can't stop thinking about it.

Tue. Apr 3, 11:46am

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so, do you have a response to your question? personally, i do not hate my body, i would just like to improve it. i do not hate my mind although i seek more knowledge.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 11:48 AM

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that is a great question. I don't hate my body consciously, but my actions hurt my body.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 11:53 AM

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why do you no longer drink "superfood?" in my opinion, it's healthy & delicious!!

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 12:30 PM

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my comment was REMOVED!! i seek knowledge, but not because i hate my mind and i seek to improve my body, but not because i hate it. maybe if i word it differently it will be acceptable? i also asked if the OP had a response to the question. why was my comment removed? there was nothing even remotely offensive about it???!!! is anyone offended by the comments i just now wrote? please tell me so i can understand what is permissable and what is not.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 12:33 PM

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Overeating rarely has anything to do with hating your body. It's a coping mechanism that affects your body, much as alcohol or tobacco or drugs.

And besides, wheatgrass tastes nasty. It's not really an intellectual stretch to understand why you don't down shots of that anymore :)

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 12:38 PM

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to 12:38:

I don't think that the op means that she overeats because she hates her body, i think she is trying to say that by eating poorly, eating junk food, and not feeding her body properly, she is essentially "hating" her body because she isn't giving it the treatment it really deserves to have (healthy, nutritious food).

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 1:00 PM

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1:00 - yes. this is what i meant. i know i should be feeding my body with the best foods available, but i keep eating junk. i see perfectly good choices on a menu, fish and vegetables, salads and they probably taste great. instead, i order a cheeseburger. if you feed your body junk, you must not respect it very much. i used to and i don't know.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 1:28 PM

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this is a great question to ask yourself before eating something totally unhealthy. I hadn't thought of that question this way before. I always saw it physically directed. It's true tho, if we did pick the 'best' things to eat, our bodies would be at thier best! It's a new mantra when I'm craving something 'bad' thanks!

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 1:46 PM

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That's the right question to ask before eating disgusting BAD for you food, not healthy stuff. Be an adult- you need to eat stuff that may not taste great all the time. So what? It's a small price to pay for your health.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 5:27 PM

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If it were that easy, none of us would need this site.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007, 5:48 PM

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