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Thursday, April 14, 2016

No, not this kind of magic bullet...I need the kind that "kills" my insatiable overeating and addiction to food.

So what is the secret? I guess it really goes back to my self-knowledge that "I am a food abuser". I love all kinds of food...the good, the bad and the ugly. Knowing that, why can't I control myself. Don't buy it, then I won't eat it really works for me. I don't have good impulse control...that's my enemy for which there is no "magic bullet" except for "self control".

The hypodermic needle model (also known as the magic bullet theory) is a model of communications suggesting that an intended message is directly received and wholly accepted by the receiver. The model is rooted in 1930s behaviorism and is largely considered obsolete today.

But is it?

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    My friend... I am going to say it again. ( I walk this walk)

    LOVE YOURSELF ENOUGH TO BE HEALTHY! (sorry for the yelling)

    When you eat out of control, ask yourself WHY don't I love myself enough to be healthy.
    My experience... diets don't work. Exercise is important, but not the be all, end all.
    Balance & Harmony, in our life, come from loving ourselves, 1st & foremost.
    I will (probably) never be a size 6.

    I no longer see myself as a number on a scale or a size #. I am not more than or better than or less than. I see myself as loving & healthy. End of story.

    Let go of the past. Let go of whatever makes you love yourself less than you deserve. You are loveable.

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    1403 days ago
  • NANCY-
    Okay We all do know that more is not always better.
    Most behavior is learned.
    I went from a long term heavy smoker, to the way I was born, smoke free. Attitudes and beliefs toward food can be changed.
    We can unlearn by creating new beliefs.
    1403 days ago
    Very interesting! As you know, I also struggle with food addiction (being a really good cook/chef just makes it that much harder). I've always wanted to go to a counselor that specializes in food disorders like food addiction or binge eating disorder or overeating. I've had couseling for other things and that helped, so why not? If only there were a magic pill to stop it.
    1403 days ago
    Ok, looked at the link: AT&T commercials?? Brain is not making the connection, duh.

    But I do know if I buy it I'm gonna eat it.
    1404 days ago
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  • no profile photo EVIE4NOW
    Thanks for the info.
    1404 days ago
    Interesting reading. Thanks
    1404 days ago
    1404 days ago
    Thanks for this! YEs, I think behaviorism is alive and kicking.
    1404 days ago
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