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Old 01-13-2012, 03:43 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Posts: 53

I quite agree about needing a distraction. I have just got myself a guitar so am trying to learn something new. Hope it keeps my mind off food and stretches my brain a bit! When we are stressed or unhappy it is all too easy to reach for some sort of "comfort food". Its just a case of identifying your stress or mood trigger and finding an alternative to sooth or comfort yourself - basically you need to find an alternative habit!

My triggers are stress and boredom.
Good luck.
start: June 2, 2011 - 219lbs
Goal: 120lbs - weight when I got married 20 years ago.
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