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Idle time = Mindless eating

Friday, December 18, 2015

They say it take 6 weeks to break an old habit. I wish it only took 2! I don't know if it is a common "habit" or not but I have an issue with idle time. One of my days off is on a weekday when the husband is at work and the kids are in school and its just me at home by myself. On this day I clean the house and get the laundry done but there is always time left over before anyone gets home. And this time drives me nuts! I catch myself going to the fridge and looking. I have to remind myself that I am not hungry and do not need to eat anything. Idle time is killing me! This is one habit I will be have to be rid of!

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  • TANYAOCD
    Ya...I would maybe devote that time to going for a short walk around the block or if you are super tired from house cleaning, lay on the couch and get lost in the spark people app. There are so many articles or you can spend time encouraging others.
    1906 days ago
  • MARINGAL
    Maybe during that "time" you should take a walk, get out of the house so you don't eat.
    1966 days ago
  • no profile photo CD3934996
    You can do a search on Sparks and do a 10-15 minutes and do it ... Water and tick tacks.. and then just don't think about it.. It is not easy but sip and move.. you will reset the time you take to look in the fridge.. If you want to have snack I pre-made them in snack bags and put one or two on the counter.. I would just have half a serving in both so you will have it there.. Let me know and I have tons of ideas.. In His Love and Grace Just Me emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1966 days ago
  • ROXONA
    emoticon I can be the same way, but I'm always doing something with my hands, so that helps. Or I leave the house and run errands or go get a pedicure.
    1966 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/18/2015 3:52:38 PM
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