07-10-2018 09:48 PM
I happily eat Broccoli anyway @Darcy Even though it doesn't taste like chocolate.
08-10-2018 12:18 PM
I really love that chart @Darcy
I think I had better print that out and stick it on the fridge and prefer the healthy snacks in advance - they can't go astray if overwhelming situations are few and far between
Most of the things I would like to eat when I need to release any kind of tension seems to be sweet which is okay as long as it's not to often - it also seems most of the things people do when the pressure is on is not good for the health either
Taking a walk - best idea - there was about a year when taking a walk was physically hard because of as trick knee - still gotta walk to get over that one
It's so much easier to walk up to the shops for some snowballs - mmmm - the walk part is okay
Okay - it's easy to get on a plane but I promise to return
08-10-2018 01:09 PM
I was going to get back to you about the things we might love to do when we are overwhelmed not being good for Poor Little Kidney
So true - sigh - regardless of the state of our kidneys or the whole of our body actually - often the things we reach out for when life becomes overwhelming is scary - personally I like sweet food and I try and avoid it but that is what I really like
I have thought a lot about it and in most cases it depends on what it is that we go for and how often - if we reach for the wrong things often that is not good - we can have a little of anything from time to time - which is good -
I have what I call the Chocolate Frog Story - I was told I could eat as many chockie frogs as I like if I walk all the way to the shop - buy one - walk all the way home and eat it and then walk back to the shop for another one
The first one tastes wonderful - and I can tell you - the thought of walking back to the shop for the second one on a hot, wet, cold or windy day doesn't appeal and if it seems worthwhile - the rules says we can do it all day long if we like
Oh yes!! - I can tell you that walking to the shop for one thing - that being a chockie frog - and walking home and eating it was great - I never walked back for another one and Strawberry Cream Chockie Frogs are great
Enough said - it's great to walk but I don't want everyone starting an exodus for chockie frogs one at a time
08-10-2018 09:42 PM
I think that's the idea @Darcy
You can eat as many chockie frogs as you like if you do the walking but the thought of 8 km on a hot day - wow - not fun
And imagine the frog when you get home after walking 8 km in the heat - poor frog - not for you obviously Darcy
Not enough fun there
08-10-2018 09:56 PM
@Dec would be hot choc 😀 BTW is 8 km each way (16km round trip). I am fat and unfit 😬.
I used to do some weeding in the garden when overwhelmed, but have not really got my gardening mojo back yet.
08-10-2018 10:03 PM
I lost my gardening mojo several years ago @Darcy
Very strange, since I've had a green thumb since tiny - & worked as a Horticulturist for 12 years.
I still haven't got it back yet....
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