my 1st day

hello ,

this is the start of my healthy eating plan and it has already been tested today.l had to pop back into work for some supervision and had my buttons pressed by my manager!!! my normal reaction would be to go and eat the fridge because l was angry,hurt and embaressed by what we discussed but l didn't.l was very angry inside but managed to remain relatively calm and explain myself[they want me to work more weekends for no extra money or incentives and l feel intimated into doing it.l have a lovely partner and l want to spend more time with him not less].

My food would always calm me down and relax me,numb me,push down the emotions that l don't think l even know how to cope with?? l can get angry,very angry but l have been unable to react positively to being and feeling like lm being taken advantage of.l just get angry at things and eat eat eat.

l think l need to manage my anger better x


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20 Replies

  • one test passed then so now you know you can keep doing it get a punch bag and take your anger out on that

  • Oh dear smudgersmith,

    Have a look at this and see if it helps

    Well done for not resorting to food though, it shows you've already started to change your mind set :)

  • l am such an angry monster!!!! The information is really good thank you x

  • Not at all, you just need to learn the skills required to deal with people that are taking advantage of you.

    All the best :)

  • thank you,deep breathes xx

  • Perfect, you'll soon get the hang of it :)

  • l do hope so.l have trouble retaining information.l'm very very mildly undiagnosed l think dyslexic[why is this word so hard to spell].Or lve just learnt to cope with food when anger starts and can't see the wood for the trees x

    l'm voting for B.

  • Get your partner to read it to you and highlight the main points, then learn them parrot fashion.

    The next time something triggers a food attack, take a deep breath and start rattling them off in your mind. Even if you don't act upon them, they may have the affect of diverting your attention away from food :)

  • hey l never thought of that!! he has a lovely voice as well x

  • Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy. - Aristotle and smudgersmith[well l did cut and paste it and l want a bit of credit for that] x

  • Go to the top of the class! :)

  • thanks miss x

    l love love love the picture on your entrance page[they all have my body]x

  • Lucky you! I'm working hard to get down to a body like that :)

  • your funny x

  • Is that your polite way of saying I'm soft in the head? ;)

  • no!! l love your humour x lve learnt to see the funny side to stuff and your photo tickles me thank you x

  • My pleasure :) You should see me at my best/worst, when Lucca and I get together, it can get quite silly at times :)

  • l love laughter,jokes and comedians x

  • In that case, I'm here to be adulated ;)

  • I am sorry your manager was rubbish to you. Well done for surviving day one. You can do this.

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