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How I’m working on my ‘Live to Eat’ tendencies


This is truly an excellent piece that describes vividly how some grapple with food. I am what Tanya calls a person who eats to live. She used to live to eat. An incredibly insightful post.

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Every now and then I think about the difference between people who “eat to live” and those who “live to eat.” Regardless of how much food either group consumes over the course of the day, I think the true difference lies in how much time the second group – myself included – spends thinking about food.

Banishing M&Ms from my food universe has freed up a lot of brain space. I am not joking. It's kind of scary how much time I probably spent agonizing over this nonessential food.Banishing M&Ms from my food universe has freed up a lot of brain space. I am not joking. It’s kind of scary how much time I probably spent agonizing over this nonessential food.

As a food addict, I know I’ve spent big chunks of days thinking about eating, whether consciously, in terms of a great meal I’d had or was anticipating having,  or unconsciously – the background noise of food-related stress that kicks in whenever there’s guilt to be processed or if there’s any uncertainty about what or when I’m going to eat.

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