Thursday, August 15, 2013
So after today's Coaching I have to be aware of my lack of will power when I am tempted with so much junk food brought into the house by other family members. Living with my family has been a challenge in it self, but now with me trying to loose weight it can be even more frustrating. For example. I came back from taking my younger kids to the library and found pizza waiting for them along with both apple pie and pumpkin pie. Then when I went to the freezer to get some ice I found a half gallon of chocolate ice cream and also a half gallon of vanilla. Not to mention the extras if the kids wanted to make Sundays. This is typical of my mom to go out and just over load the family with food that really is meant to be eaten in small quantities every once in awhile. Sadly I have brought this up several times and still she doesn't understand how this is dangerous for a Compulsive over-eater. The typical reply from my mother, "Well just don't eat any of it." Then gets all upset at me. I told her I understand that she wants to treat the kids, but its too much, I see it already in my children not able to just have a small portion they have little will power themselves. Just not sure why my mom has to believe that sugary treats are the only thing to show love for the kids. They would be happy with just having one root beer float. It would save money and its fun to make. A walk to a park, taking them to the art museum. Don't cost a thing and the kids would enjoy it. What should I do when mom does this? I feel like I shouldn't live with her, I am making every effort to get a place on my own, just not able to do so right now. Until then, I must come up with a plan. Kids are back to school. so They will be spending more time with my Ex, and that means Mom will be getting sugary sweets every time the kids come over. I need to make an effort to intercede with some planned menus, that will include a low cal or healthy treat for both my kids and my nerves. I just hope this works. Mom isn't to keen on sticking to a menu.