#1- Drink TONS of water. Sometimes we confuse hunger for
#2- Wear a rubber band and snap it everytime you feel like
#3- Pick 1 food for the day, -ex. an apple- cut it into 4’s
and eat one part for breakfast, one for lunch, one for
dinner and you have one left over for a snack.
#4- Drink water between each bite of food, this will make
you full faster.
#5- Eat ONLY when you have to like at dinner time with
family so they don’t suspect anything.
#6- NEVER talk about your ED you cannot risk being
#7- always stay active or moving, tap your fingers, bounce
your knee, jump around, every calorie burned counts.
#8- When hungry count to 100 then see if you want to eat.
#9- Clean something gross like the garbage when you want to
#10- When you drink water, drink ICE COLD WATER your body
burns calories to keep your temperature up.
#11- Brush your teeth when you want to eat.
#12- Chew gum.
#13- When eating pick a number like 25 and chew your food
25 times, you will become distracted with the counting more
#14- Focus on those first 3 bites of food, after that the
excitment of eating goes away.
#15- Write down a list of reasons why you shouldn’t eat
when you feel like digging into that tub of ice cream.
#16- When eating out, pick a soup or salad which is healthy
for you and your family sees you eating.
#17- Sit up straight you burn calories when sitting in a
#18- Drink tea its low cal. fills you up and tastes good.
Try Herbal teas. My fav. is lemon tea.
#19- Try varying your daily intake. If you eat, say, 200
calories a day, you will hit a plateau in your weight loss
and your metabolism will slow down greatly. Instead, try
consuming 400 one day, 600 the next, 200 the day after, and
so on. The numbers are up to you, but whatever you do, make
sure the calorie content doesnt stay the same.
#20- Green tea is not only an anti-oxidant, you can burn up
to 110 extra calories a day by drinking several cups.
#21- Go for a walk when you feel hungry, it will keep your
mind off of eating and you get excerise, it will get you
into a ‘can’t eat need to be thin’ mood and way of thinking.
#22- When you get hungry think of the people who made fun
of you in school.
#23- Watch people eat, the sight of people eating can turn
you right off from wanting food.
#24- When hungry, take anti-heartburn pills -TUMS- Stomach
acids are made to digest food, and when you don’t eat they
make you feel hungry, take anti-heartbrn pills and they’ll
#25- Take a good look at yourself in the mirror. Look how
fat you are and pick out every disgusting bit of fat that
lingers on your body. Then see if you want to eat.
#26- Pinch all the fat on your body when you feel like
eating, just think, your only going to add more to it.
#27- Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.
#28- Excersise, when you exercise you sweat which burns
calories, watch TV or listen to music while you exercise so
the time goes by faster.
#29- If you have a sweet tooth, get sugar free Jell-o, its
only 10 cals. per serving, you could eat the whole bowl and
its only 40 cals.
#30- Get tape or those roll up bandages and wind them
tightly around your stomach. It stops you from eating
because you can’t get the food down properly and you also
#31- Stay busy and active ALWAYS.
#32- Keep junk and goodies out of sight so your not tempted
to eat them. Hide chips and junk or throw them away.
#33- Make vegetable soup with low cal veggies cut up in
chunks. You can have a full bowl and feel full, but
actually you havent eaten very many calories.
#34- If you get cravings trn on the TV or look up
Thinspiration sites. Seeing thin models/actresses will
motivate you not to eat.
#35- Fidgiting throughout the day is proven to burn up to
#36- Wear nail polish to cover up the bluish tinge that
starvation gives your fingernails so others don’t suspect
it as much.
#37- Get a piece of ribbon and cut it to the measurement
that you want your waist to become after you lose weight.
Then you tie this around your wrist like a bracelet. The
idea is that each time you see the ribbon you remember your
goal, and hopefully it stops you from breaking your
targets! And whenever you need a motivation boost, take the
ribbon off and see if it fits around your waist.