Night Elf Posted February 2, 2011 Share Posted February 2, 2011 So I'm back on Weight Watchers and therefore reading different things about overeating and exercise and nothing I'm reading is resonating with me! It seems like overeating is usually tied to emotional eating. Well, I'll admit I eat at celebrations but I don't call that emotional eating. I don't necessarily go for comfort food when I'm upset. In fact, I don't usually eat well when I'm upset. I do eat when I'm at my computer or in front of the tv, so I guess that is what they mean by boredom eating. But mostly, I overeat because what I eat tastes really, really good. I'm not satisfied with a single portion because I'm left feeling unsatisfied. My 'all or nothing' attitude doesn't help either. Since I don't want to overeat, I feel like I have to stay away from the foods I really like. Tonight, for example. I had 2 oz. of lean roast beef, half a cup of mashed potatoes, and half a cup of peas. To try to fill up, I had fruit which is no points on the WW system. That's one of my favorite meals ever, but I walked away so disappointed. I wish I had eaten something I don't quite like so I'd be happy the meal was over. I felt this way the last two times I was on WW but I sucked it up and lost the weight. But then I returned to the way I like to eat, just to gain it all back, obviously. Ugh. And exercise! I HATE exercising. Tonight, all I could think throughout my whole workout was when the heck was it going to be over? I rolled my eyes a lot and even fussed at the tv to just get on with it and get it over. It causes me to be very irritable. And yet I read that exercising makes a person feel good. Yeah yeah. Not with me. Even when I exercise regularly, I don't adapt to it. I still hate it. When the weather is nice, I walk at the park and I hate that too. There really isn't a single exercise I've ever enjoyed doing! I'm the girl who got a 'C' in P.E. because I hated to dress out and participate. I got in trouble with the teacher once because I told her that sweating was quite unladylike. :tongue_smilie: So, am I the only one who is this way? I really am trying to maintain a positive attitude but it's just so hard. I'm not changing my lifestyle. I'm dieting. I really want to change my lifestyle but I hate the thought of giving up the breads, pastas, and dairy I love so much. I've heard the whole 'moderation' talk. It's what I do but I don't enjoy it and I've never gotten used to it. I'm so bummed. :( Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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