I've been trying to quit my sugar addiction, but each time try, I always end up derailing miserably (today and yesterday I had a cheat so saddeningly SAD I won't even mention it here). I live with other people, so it's kind of hard to keep all... (more)
Before noon all I want to do is eat tons and tons of sugary crap. After noon I'm the very epitome of a mountain of will power. What gives? If I work out in the morning I gain a bit of will power for about an hour.
So, I'm currently laid up with a PCL tear for the better part of five months and I have recently found myself becoming less willing to stick to my dietary programme (IF mon-fri, high protein, V Low carbs with a slight increase in carbs on the... (more)
I know 100% what I need to eat, what makes me feel good,w hat is healthy, how to eat for life to keep me healthy, mentally happy and good. Once of twice in my life I have managed to change how I ate ,but then I came off track so I suppose I know... (more)
I caught the diabetes, and worked out that if I didn't do something radical, they'd end up cutting off my toes, and my eyeballs would start bleeding. After that, it was kinda simple.
Anyone willing to share personal stumbling blocks or biggest temptations? How are you able to overcome? (Reading about other people's willpower helps me a ton. I've trolled through the archives for the past few weeks and have exhausted all the... (more)
Every day is a magnificent struggle against the desire to gorge on all manner of junk; peanut butter pancakes, childrens' cereals, etc. The majority of my thoughts are fantasies of ridiculously calorically-dense foods that aren't even appealing... (more)
I know that eating paleo was hard at first for me but after a couple of months I know it is the right thing to do for my health. So what happens when I am confronted by my old favorite unhealthy foods like pizza, donuts, kolaches, M&M with... (more)
Ok! Here we go! I looked for something that might sum this up in future posts but didn't quite get my answer. My question is, is it plausible, helpful. harmful, or safe to eat one meal a day. I would like to try this, my goals are mainly... (more)
Female, 28 years old here - I am also in the "10 pounds to lose" category and tried one meal a day for a few months. I lost just over a pound and then stalled ~ so would say it didn't do anything for me personally. Now I eat 2~3 meals a day and my... (more)
Hey guys So I have been eating paleo for about 5 weeks now. To say the diet has been liberating would be an understatement...I started it to lose weight but never knew that it would free me of my constant hourly battle with hunger, cravings and... (more)
http://paleohacks.com/questions/61766/would-this-woman-have-the-same-trouble-maintaining-if-she-was-paleo/61768#61768 In the very interesting question yesterday about maintenance asked by tovesworld, beth weightmaven mentioned WILLPOWER and this... (more)
This is a very hard question for me to answer...so, I've taken awhile to think about it and reflect on the journey from where I was to where I am now... In the beginning, yeah, it took quite a bit of willpower and perhaps, most importantly,... (more)
Fascinating article in the NYTimes Magazine about recent research regarding "decision fatigue", willpower, and glucose consumption by various parts of the... (more)