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Being around food...

Purple Hugs

Loves weight.. training!
#1
Do you find it tricky? or that you have new ways of dealing with it?

I have been finding that I LOVE the smell.. literally will stop to take in the smells in shops etc.. smells that I hated are now smelling lovely to me!

And tonight I felt the heat from a cake my hubby baked.. yes I know grrr to him but it's St Davids day tomorrow and he and my girls are having a welsh day.. Anyway the cake 'felt' lovely and warm and made me want it for a second but that honestly was it.

Hubby offered me a 'nibble' and I said :copon:No thanks! lol

I don't feel the urge to pick or anything - seem to have some weird sense of satisfaction from smelling it though.

How are you all coping?
 
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#2
Wow that's fantastic will power you have there Purple Hugs!! Thankfully I'm single with no kids so don't have to buy/cook food which for me helps I think. Also one of the reasons why i chose CD, no thinking about food for a while. However my brother lives with me and when he comes home with a kebab or cooks pizza n chips for tea it makes me want it soooo badly but yes like you I love the smell and can somehow manage to say 'no thanks'. Is definately hard at times though.
 
#4
I'm finding that food looks lovely. Smell is great too, but just looking at the food my housemates prepare is testing me.
The two main meals they eat that I am totally jonesing for (but have resisted) are spaghetti and garlic meatballs and pita bread and melted cheese. Sooo nice to look at but soooo bad to consume for me.
 
#5
I live with 3 housemates and they are always cooking and like Purple Hugs I enjoy the smells. Sometimes I really really want to have some but I have managed to walk away so far he he. I love walking through the Uni canteen in the morning because I can smell fresh baking. The little things in life eh lol.
 
#7
ooooooooooh ;)

yeah PH, im with you on this, everything smells delightful. I smell everything i cook for kids and hubby (my fave being when i cut up onions, i smell my fingers for ages!! WEIRD!) Although i smell non-foods too lololol :D:D:D:D

Resisting the temptation to eat it all though....and smile to myself later at night knowing i did this.

It difficult huh? but knowing one day i can indulge again (in small and controlled amounts) makes it easy to say 'no'

take care
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Purple Hugs

Loves weight.. training!
#8
This is what's keeping me strong I think.. I keep telling myself i CAN have them.. I'm just choosing not too :) And told hubby tonight he can bake me a cake in the summer! lol not that I'll let myself eat much of it mind you! :p

Glad I'm not the only one 'smelling' ;)
 
#9
I did tonight actually - ive been on the road all day and stuck to tetras but this evening coming home they all went into KFC and i had to feed my youngest child hers.

Popcorn chicken and chips (drool) and i admit i put a PC into my mouth and chewed it and then realised what i was doing and spat it out!

I think some days will be harder then others and that goes for all of us.
 

BREN

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#10
Saraian and others well done on resisting. PH it is definitely a mind set now telling yourself I choose not to have it I could but no thanks it doesn't fit with my lifestyle at the moment.

Bren
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#11
Mmmmm tonight I would have LOVED to have a waffle with my friends after ice skating. But I was very very good and didn't. But I do often smell things sometimes it helps and sometimes it makes me want them more!
 

Purple Hugs

Loves weight.. training!
#12
Sarian well done on realising the slip up! :D You are doing well for sitting through KFC (though I'm veggie so that one I could cope with) lol

Thanks Bren :) I guess I was worried that I'd be on course for a slip up if I kept smelling foods.. but I really don't feel that way at the moment, just wanted to be sure I wasn't leading myself to fail. :)

Well done PB too not having waffles! and for ice-skating! lol I used to love skating when I was a kid, went once a few years back with a teen we fostered - was a real giggle but my ankles killed!! lol too much weight I guess! oops! lol
 
#13
I love smelling food, i made my OH Heniz spread and bake medditarian tomato with chicken. The sauce smells amazing i was just sniffing at it all day not cos i wanted to eat it just it was nice.

The only temptation i have had was when i was making a cake for a friend and i was fine cooking it but icing it was horrible i still didnt lick my fingers or spoons so i was proud, normally i eat the mix as i am making it so def an improvment!
 
#14
I'm also cooking for OH and 2 kids whilst on CD SS and don't mind the cooking actually. Smelling the food cooking is quite nice and I just know NOT eating it is doing me good at the moment. Even just smelling one of the kid's cookies was strangely satisfying the other day. Weird? :eek:

Just put the chicken in for the family roast. Must decide what flavour shake to have with it ;).

Soon2bslimmer x
 
#15
To me it totaly different, I like seeing food or smelling it even last year the time I was on LL, I always hook up to the Sartuday cooking or Jamie at home so that I can see food and that make me feel better just looking at it but once I'm off the diets I have watching it, it strange i know but I really love it.
 
#16
I usually really suffer at the sight and smell of food. I was up in my room just now and I could smell my mum cooking hot cross buns, which started making me feel really hungry!! However yesterday I went out for a thai meal with friends (I just had a shake and about 2 litres of sparkling water!) and I wasnt really bothered by their food at all!
 


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