Admittedly, I didn’t always eat 3 meals a day when I was in university, but nowadays I’m a lot more disciplined about my dietary habits. I regularly eat nuts (I love nut mixes, mmm), and I’ve been cooking for myself a lot more now, which makes eating a lot more enjoyable and interesting. I try to never skip a meal. Ironically, I weigh the same now as I did in university, when I ate the least. It’s probably just that I have a fast metabolism. Perhaps that will change as I age.
It’s just hard to force myself to eat more when I’m usually full, and the thought of eating more than I do (I eat enough, occasionally a little more than enough) sort of freaks me out because I hate that feeling of being “overstuffed.” It discomforts me greatly! Which is why I just don’t want to eat more than I do.
Maybe keep track of what you are eating throughout your day for a couple of weeks. We are often a bit ignorant to how much we exactly eat.
Apparently Joe Rogan also has something to add to this thread as this article discusses.
Philip DeFranco also discusses Joe Rogan's claims about obesity, as well as Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford's claims, in the first 5 minutes of this video:
I could have had way worse weight gain. Look up Zyprexa/olanzapine weight gain, for those that want to see how bad people have gained weight from this med. I read that it can cause on average a ten lbs weight gain, and still thought, ‘not me.’ Well, it’s real. My doc said he knew people that had gained 60lbs in 2 months. I gained 10lbs in 2 months. The other 10lbs was from other similar meds. I went from 115 to 135lbs and now I’m scratching my head, like oh shit, you better go on a serious diet, then I’m starving and eating chocolate cake with a fork out of the fridge. I’m really sympathizing with over weight people hard now.
Confession…. I did gain 20 pounds over Covid and maintained it for two years. People who have met me over the past couple of years say that I am “small” but people who knew me before have commented that I have gotten “chunky”. 92 to 112. So I can mildly understand weight issues. I am now down to around 104 and working towards losing 9-12 more more pounds.
I significantly cut back on non-water drinks, take out, and conditioned stress snacking.
@kuno: My former fwb was legit 6’1 and 135-140 lbs (mid-30s). He just sometimes didn’t “feel” like eating even when he felt hunger pains. It seems like some people just aren’t super driven by food. I felt like a “whale” compared to him, because he was just 25+ lbs heavier while being 14 inches taller than me.
I imagine that people who don't value Si are more prone to ignore hunger pangs.
Lol yea, he is LSI-Se C. He really enjoys cooking but he’s very inconsistent with eating.
I personally tend to overeat or undereat and have always had a weird relationship with food. I admire how a lot of Si leads are usually so in tune with their body. Most of the time, I am oblivious to my body cues, tensions, and exhaustion levels.
But my dad always tells me that if it weren't for me cooking, he would just pop frozen foods into the microwave everyday and just eat that. He's not really concerned with eating tasty food much of the time; he just wants whatever food is convenient.
Sometimes I wish I were that easy to please lol. It's not that I need gourmet food everyday, but I like to have something that fills me, tastes good, and gives me necessary nutrients.
I admire anyone who values Se or Te, and especially people who are good at using either of those IMEs, because they seem to be good at getting things done. I've always struggled with mobilizing myself
Those who didn’t “try” complain about the consequences of their action too much, and worst, start blaming others
People who get responsibility for a specific job, and didn’t get their job done. Those who hire them, or those who work with them have every right to at least have an opinion about it.
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Shame on Alive's body.
I mean, there's a difference between being an enabler and treating people with respect and decency. I know it might sound like I'm promoting unhealthy lifestyles and disordered eating or whatever, but really I'm not. You're deserving of love, respect and admiration even if you're overweight, obese, underweight... And you should love yourself regardless of that. Hating yourself for not being perfect isn't good either, and really you can't live your life following extreme standards just to please everyone. It's not your place to make other's happy only you. If it upsets them then oh well that's on them. If they don't like you then they don't have to look
As long as you're comfortable happy and content when you look in the mirror that's all that matters in my book.
I'd even go so far as to say that self love DOES include taking care of your body, as well as mental state and doing things that make you happy and in tune with your body. It doesn't exclude healthy routines and meals but it's a part of it.
Not everyone is the same. We all can't follow strict dietary routines that cut out carbs and things that are bad-yet-delicious like candy and soda. That's where moderation comes in. You should be allowed to treat yourself with these things
If you don't love me - how in the hell are you gonna exploit everybody else? Can I get an A-Men?
RuPaul: Wait hunty, you're saying that wrong...
Michelle Visage: No, I think he said it exactly right
As a fat person I’m gonna own up to some things here on behalf of my spherical comrades and explain why some others hate fat people.
Fat people are an eyesore, often stink the larger we get and we tax the healthcare system. Being larger makes us reliant on people, usually other family members to do basic things. Not all of us fatties are cute and jolly, some of us have terrible personalities, aggressive, domineering and prone to excess and laze psychologically as well as materially, which is what causes and perpetuates our situation. Furthermore the estrogen production increase by the fat cells in man tiddies makes us prone to have a victim mentality, so rather than hauling our quadruple-asses onto the treadmill we blame others and then also call any dissenters victim blamers. Then, we are often also proud to be fat (obviously overcompensatory) and can think that being bigger and bolder makes us superior ubermensches. The list goes on.
Dual type (as per tcaudilllg)
Enneagram 5 (wings either 4 or 6)?
I'm constantly looking to align the real with the ideal.I've been more oriented toward being overly idealistic by expecting the real to match the ideal. My thinking side is dominent. The result is that sometimes I can be overly impersonal or self-centered in my approach, not being understanding of others in the process and simply thinking "you should do this" or "everyone should follor this rule"..."regardless of how they feel or where they're coming from"which just isn't a good attitude to have. It is a way, though, to give oneself an artificial sense of self-justification. LSE
Best description of functions:
The other day I saw a video of a woman showing her body when she was anorexic, versus her healthy body nowadays, and it was very wonderful to see her recover from that eating disorder, but I couldn’t help but feel so much absolute terror when I saw her emaciated, dangerously thin body. She had almost no body fat at all. It terrifies me that this eating disorder affects so many people. It’s so serious.
And as rude as it sounds, every time I see a picture of an anorexic person, I have to turn away in horror. I can’t look at anorexic people without being visibly terrified for them