565: Sneaking Food & Eating Differently Alone

Feb 25, 2019

I used to be the queen of sneaking food. It started when I was a kid, but let’s be clear – sneaking food is NOT just a kid thing.

  • Do you hurry to finish something before someone can see you eat it?
  • Do you ever hide wrappers or other food evidence in the trash?
  • Do you wait for people to leave before you indulge?
  • Do you eat differently alone then you do when there are a lot of people around?

First, let’s be super clear: there is ZERO shame in this. Sure, you can choose shame as a response, but that’s not going to help.

Awareness is POWER. It’s an opportunity to create change!

In today’s episode we’re looking at some of the risks of sneaking food and also strategies to step into a healthier pattern of behavior.

  • Sneaking food can isolate you.
  • It prevents connection
  • It fosters insecurity

Today is an opportunity to begin to reframe your relationship with food! I hope you love this episode and it forever changes your thoughts about sneaking food!

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Also, here’s the listener win I shared on today’s episode!

Hi Elizabeth,

I’ve been a listener for the past year and since listening have lost 30 pounds, got pregnant, kept the wait off during my pregnancy and have since gotten back to my prepregnancy weight while breastfeeding. This was something in previous pregnancies (Mom of 3 here) I told myself I couldn’t do.

BUT that’s not my win. My win is a question I ask before every choice “Is this what I want to choose everyday?” If the answer is no. I don’t choose it. Another way I’ll ask “Does this fit my exception or my rule?”. If the answer is exceptions, I ask “is this exception worth it” and if it’s not a hell yeah, it’s a no.

This has been really helpful for me and I thought I’d share in case it might help someone else.


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