One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


Note to Self. . .

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You are NOT hungry right now. You are T-I-R-E-D!

That’s what happens when you wake up at 5AM and go to the gym before work. Pat yourself on the back and treat yourself right by hitting the hay early NOT eating to simply stay awake (like you normally do.)

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    Cynthia (It All Changes)

    January 27, 2010

    Note Roni: You deserve an early bed night. Enjoy the comfort of your sheets and pillow. Sleep well :-)


    January 27, 2010

    Roni!! Thanks for commenting on my blog. You are like a superstar in my book. I don’t wanna sound like a cheese ball… but I just love you! You are so down to earth and real, and I just identify with you so much. I watched the video post where you were talking about loving yourself, and you were crying, and I just sat there and sobbed because I look at you, and you are so put together and adorable, but hearing you express these feelings reminds me that once, you felt like me. But you pulled yourself out of it, and it reminds me that I can do it too. Thank you thank you thank you for ALL you do.


    January 28, 2010

    ZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz :) I need to do the same thing.


    January 28, 2010

    man when I am TIRED my body shrieks for sugar.
    it has been shouting itself hoarse lately :)


    January 28, 2010

    Exactly! I’m glad you went to bed! The other night I was in the same situation. I had spent the entire day (11AM – 8:30PM) at my daughter’s high school making, sorting, fitting, altering and repairing costumes for their musical opening tonight. When I got home and sat in the living room with the husband, all I could think of was a bowl of cereal. It was after 9PM by then. But, like Roni, I realized I was not necessarily hungry, just tired. I listened to my tired old body and went to bed instead. I felt much better in the morning and had no guilt over having eaten that bowl of cereal. And, you better believe, if I’d eaten cereal the night before, it would have Reese’s Peanut Butter Puffs NOT Puffed Wheat!

    All Women Stalker

    January 28, 2010

    Yep. Tiredness can manifest itself in the form of hunger. Kudos on spotting the difference!

    Lauren @ Eater not a runner

    January 28, 2010

    Good for you, I need this taped to my fridge sometimes…


    January 28, 2010

    This one thought has helped me alot lately – in the evening I want to munch and munch … I now make myself think about it. Am I hungry? Am I tired? Am I bored? – most of the time its bordom! And unless Im actually hungry then I dont give in – sometimes just a nice glass of hot tea will do the trick. It has really helped me stay away from my weekly extra points that I used to use entirely and mainly from night time!

    Tami (Nutmeg Notebook)

    January 28, 2010

    I have often fed my tiredness instead of just going to bed. It is a learning curve, this thing of figuring out when am I acutally hungry verses is it something else? Being an emotional eater, food is the first think I reach for to fix whatever feels broken. It takes practice to stop and ask myself what I am really feeling and what do I need.

    Kudos to you for knowing the difference.


    January 28, 2010

    Did I write this?


    January 31, 2010

    OMG! I do the EXACT same thing. Once I recognized that I was eating because I was tired, and I allowed myself to just go to sleep, no matter what time it was, losing weight was a lot easier!

    weight watchers points

    February 14, 2010

    The Sleeping Hours before 12 are crucial for longevity try to get more… Every other Morning I go to Gym before my family even wakes best time of the Day