Richard is here in his New York City Subway t-shirt! He''s reviewing your
what he''s reading, but who is he to argue with Funk and Wagnall? ;-)
is loving your questions! Please remember that the shorter the questions are,
the easier they are for us to put into the auditorium!
person I met on the cruise
2000 questions, and my typist Dana will type into the night...we''ll cheer and
heart actually, can cause patterns in your eating habits.
emotions and try to help you figure out how to figure them out before ending
tonite? We had to cancel our last auditorium to meet with Mr. Netscape and
lady AOL so that everyone could get to my sit, and WOW, it''s a site for sore
questions answered, and make sure you''re in touch with your emotions, and
handle them without standing naked in front of your freezer, without finding
the binge I feel worse, don''t you think I would learn not to keep doing this?
What do you do to stop this vicious cycle?
color. A blue emotion is a sad emotion, but in order to understand it, you
have to tell me why your blue. Is money blues? Family Blues? Spousy blues? Is
to be blue with than something white, like ice cream, or red, like prime rib,
or something yellow like corn, but in the end, you find out that it hasn''t
someplace quiet and figure out why you''re blue, and I think you''ll come to a
colored glasses to make your blue days brighter.
not the obvious one. How do you continue to eat something when you are under
a lot of stress? I am going through that right now and know that I need to
eat small meals at least because I am a type one diabetic on the insulin
pump. But it is hard because I have not been hungry. love, Dawn aka carrottop
about your responsibility. You are a diabetic, let me say it again. you are a
diabetic. If you think you have stress now, you''ll have more stress if you
don''t take care of your condition...you should be on a very strict food
having a difficult time dealing with her death. She had a lot of health problems
and lived with me for the last 3 years. We were very close. After her death,
I was so motivated to lose this weight. I wanted to lose to become healthy so
I wouldn''t have the same health problems that she had, but now I seem to have
lost some of my motivation. I want so desperately to lose this weight. I go
screen to let me know you''re there. One day, I hope people can email me back,
but right now, look up...what do you see?
Come on, you see your mother. I can look up right now and see Shirley.
Shirley was sick,, and my brother took care of her like a saint, I came two
or three times a month. She had nurses 24 hours a day. It was very painful.
just look up, and I see Shirley, and she''s in a beautiful silk, pink suit,
and the pearls I gave her for Mother''s day, and her hair looks like a cloud,
just done at Heaven''s beauty salon. And she tells me I''m doing a good job,
wait, she said something to me...she told me to tell you to get healthy and
to eat healthy and to think healthy, and to live healthy every day. So listen
yet. I need to lose about 40lbs. I have noticed my pattern over the last 5
years is that I will start to lose 10 maybe 15 lbs. My frumpy shape starts
looking nice, people notice me again...and then I get uncomfortable with that
and the new feelings I have and I let the weight climb back on. Any tips on
I have a friend going through the same thing. This falls under the category
of emotional fears. Fear is so horrible.
cure, and always ends up fatal.
you''re afraid you''ll gain the weight back and disappoint others. You''re
afraid of looking and feeling your best, for fear you don''t deserve it.
If I were you, I would lose slowly, a pound and a half a week. Slowly get
used to the compliments and the positive things people say about you.
again, and start believing them. It''s only when this fear of believing in you
is a thing of the past, when you will truly see your future.
husband is away or out of town
can get the feeling that maybe you''re being abandoned, even for a weekend, or
frankly, you''re half bored and half lonely.
your husband is doing when he''s not home giving you love. He''s out spreading
the word of Jesus to people who are sad in their life. You should truly
embrace the love that your husband gives to so many, and then comes home and
has love enough to share with you.
me....thank you. On the times you are by yourself, write letters, look at
pictures, take walks, and enjoy life.
someone is used to exercising and becomes very ill and is told to stay in bed
for a month to build their blood up and is quite weak if there are any
exercises one can do until they recover , oh, and also when they are on the
road to recovery what would be the best way to get back in the routine so
they do not overdo and wear themselves back down? thanks and I love love love
you. I see talking on the phone. I see eating healthy, smaller meals.
trims for your hair. I see lots of laughter, and I see much repair.
let me look in my teacup a little closer. Ah, there you are...I see someone
coming to your house, and doing some light stretches with you for a week. I
see you taking small walks. Wait, wait, I see you pulling up at Slimmons! You
haven''t gained weight during this departure..you''ve lost 17
your rest, 5 smaller meals a day. You owe me $50!!!
have been bulimic for the past 8 years. I tried the food mover but I seem to
feel disconnected. What can I do to improve my self esteem and get and stay
motivated? Please help I am desperate. I am so tired of living like this.
earth as a person with bulimia.
but mine was totally based on ''oh my god, I''m going to gain weight!''
get guilty until the last bite. Then I got scared to death that I was going
to go home and hop on that scale, and see what I had done.
bathroom to throw up what I had eaten.
portions of food have gotten very small.
meals, like I have suggested to others.
like I''ve had too much, and that keeps me on the straight and narrow until
the next meal comes along. So it''s day by day, meal by meal.
financial stress right now. We don''t know from one day to the next if we will
have our van or our house to live in. I have found myself very stressed and
my eating very irratic. What do you do when you just want to stuff your head
in a hole and die?? That is how I feel with all the pressure and I need to
get back on track?? Can you help me??
feeling like a failure, and the big question mark of the future...
my grocery bill is way under, because I only buy what I eat.
and friends, pray every day, and try again to stay focused on other areas so
you don''t lose it. When your mind wanders, put in an exercise video, and get
getting a better job...start reading more.
you so much on the cruise...please let me know how you''re doing.
for all of us. I''m not sure if this is in your area of expertise, but my
emotional eating comes with PMS. I hear myself talking, but can''t believe or
stop what I am saying, then want to sit down with a can of Pringles with a
Ben And Jerry chaser. Any suggestions as to curb these cravings?
feel like to go through PMS?'', and she said ''it''s like little choo choo
trains of electricity running up and down through my body.''
something else, to mask these emotions.
ride them out without all of this eating because let''s face it...it happens
exercises, and takes a lot of walks, and sees a lot of movies. Hope this
lost 24lbs.I want to know how do I control the lifelong habit of "food
makes it better"? So far it has been the only pleasure in my life that I
can turn too and now I am determined to let that go. Please help! Peggy aka
and spoon pleasures. The pleasures of family, pets, friends, the pleasure of
life...of living, of meeting new people.
members? You need to feel the pleasure of learning, and the pleasure of
laughter. Those are all fat free...but my god, what they do for your heart
life...take some of it back.
when ones life has been full of tragedies and food is always there?
the kids made fun of the way she walked.
home. When she walked in to complain about the kids...her mother lay there
dying. She had cancer of the brain, and had been sick for a long time.
at her. So at 9, her mother died.
medical school, she met a wonderful man, and they got married.
husband suddenly died of a heart attack.
would let no tragedies swallow my life. Things happen for a reason, and I am
strong enough to get through it.
lady whose little boy died three years ago next week, of leukemia.
put on a coat of armor and be strong, and be strong for the people we''ve
lost, and be strong through all the tragedies of life.
My problem is that I tend to want to pig out when I am feeling good about me.
I give myself the excuse of well you are doing so well a little treat won''t
hurt you. Any advice on how to get my mind working in a different way.
body, not an order of fries.
jar and then go buy something colorful and tropical for yourself, like a
reward to some people, and they don''t put weight on you!
doing it for years. In our family if we are sad we eat, if we have a loss in
the family we eat, if we are happy we eat. (If I lose my luggage I eat)
Eating is a cure all for all emotions. Richard make it stop!! Kathy
happy or sad, up or down, you head for the food.
not going to make anything better, except for a moment. It doesn''t bring back
the dead, doesn''t help you win the Lotto...it really has no powers, except
let them eat at all of these occasions. You have a piece of fruit, or a
salad, or something you can have with your
your family at one shot. Work on it slowly and quietly. Don''t announce to
anyone what you''re doing...shhhh.....no one....
portions plan and exercise tapes. My wife has lost 74 pounds. We feel great
and I even got to go off of my high blood pressure medicine. While my wife is
at her weight loss goal, I am about 15 pounds from my goal. However, I am
really struggling just to maintain what I have lost because I want to eat
everything in sight! Is this a mental thing?
but in the late afternoons...watch out!!! I just seem to find every excuse to
pop this, that and the other thing into my mouth. Any Advice for resisting?
Oh, you''re a Pastor, you must know how blessed you are.
in better shape to do what God meant for you to do.
consistency in eating. You stop praying, no one sees it. You stop eating, and
no one sees it but you. You should start setting goals for yourself...here''s
one...I''m doing a new infomercial in September.
people like you and your wife to tell their story, their Food Mover story,
exercise story, to write to us. And who knows, you may end up on the
a long time, and working everyday, doing something you love.
compare the FoodMover to the 10 Commandments, but remember who made the 6
food groups...yes, He did that too.
destructive pattern of emotional eating? How do you stop hateing yourself and
break the cycle of this form of hatred? I really need your help.- Love Lorri
lately. My gosh, what did you do to make you hate yourself?
told you you were a bad person, and evil person, good for nothing, and never
who to listen to. Its only when you listen to yourself, that this bickering
and fighting going on in your soul will go away.
me, I want to know more about me, I want to live and enjoy all my days with
me, and I want to share the love I have inside
muffle the angry voices in your head. Don''t listen to them, listen to you.
being there. I am always grateful for you. What do you do first when you are
in an emotionally charged state...when you are filled with hurt, anger, and a
sense of injustice? This can last a while..how do you weather the storm? I
buy me some gifts, but that''s not why I''m telling you.
back, close my eyes, and try not to think of whats bothering me for a few
and sometimes you have to get in touch with yourself.
few quiet moments, well, it can help so much.
emotions effect me? I make they''re problems mine cause I worry over them and
get upset cause I cannot help them more....then I go and eat out of
frustration for us both? How can I be a true friend without sabotaging my own
healthy eating plan? Thank You, (MAMA-DEE)
friendship emotion. You see, as a friend, you can only do so much.
make me take on the burden of these problems.
problem, and it isn''t going to help you.
positive suggestions, and know you''ve done a good job, and go live your life.
poor Dana...well, we answered a lot of questions.
any emotion thrown at you. Figure out what emotions you have to battle, and
how I can make it better for you.
did a good job, proud of the hour I spent with you.
couldn''t do it without Mary, Jarek and Dana, and all the people like Jody,
and Jerry, just to name a few.
me about SimmonsTown, remember it''s your town.
you watch the calendar for our next live chat in June!