So far, over 30 people have responded to my recent question on Facebook:
What are your top three triggers for overeating?
We got a couple of funny ones; my favorite was "Forks, Spoons, and Knives." Not surprisingly, there was quite a bit of overlap in the responses! Here's a quick tally of the most common triggers based on this informal poll:
Would you like some short blog posts on dealing with some of the most common triggers?
So as promised, I am going to do a series of posts addressing these common triggers for overeating. The first post will give you an overarching strategy for dealing with any trigger; otherwise, you'll deal with one trigger and a new one will appear! After all, when a craving doesn't come from hunger, eating will never satisfy it!
Next post: You are NOT powerless over food!