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I just call it The Potato Diet, but you can call it whatever you want, I tend to eat rice, beans, nuts and seeds as well but mainly potatoes, mostly because they are so delicious, mm. I think i'm going to buy a kilo straight away actually.
 

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I've never done a traditional diet, mostly because I find most (not all!) to be really unhealthy. I find it a lot better (and easier because I'm Ms. Lazy lol!) to just cut out some meat (considering most Americans eat an over abundance of the stuff) and cook the rest of my foods in a healthier way like steaming or grilling :)

It also makes a HUGE difference to cut out soda and juice. If you really miss juice, dilute it! Become a big fan of water, and you'll actually find your energy levels perk up! This gives you more motivation to exercise, lose fat and build muscle!
 

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Last year I was looking so good. I did not have a belly. One year later, I'm sporting a men's size 34 (I'm 5'11). My size 34 jeans are also beginning to feel tight. I've bloated recently.

As for diets, I'm super lazy. My girlfriend actually likes my stomach so what can I do?
 

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when my family starts a diet, I eat too much. when I don't watch what i eat (and I'm not stressed) I eat a good amount.

stinks that my familly is always trying to diet
 
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I used to but then I get very frustrated and demotivated when I am less and less able to maintain the same weight as a regular thing. I feel so much happier these days not knowing how I look or what I weight. I have this mindmap of a rough idea of what I am eating. I've more or less identified now how much I can eat, and when I am full etc. I should munch really. I always see my weight go up when I walk or dance less. I think I will clear out my cupboards soon too, and just leave the good simple items. i.e. green tea, no addictive sauces, buy veg, little meat, cut out carbo, or have little pasta. I'd feel easier if I do have that, and I already cut out sugary items, crisps too.

Btw, why do you want to know if INFPs are "lazy" .. we're not lazy.. take that back.
 

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I guess my diet is rooted in laziness. Since I consider myself to live a minimalist life style I also have a minimalist reflection on my eating habits.

And I think the word diet is misused. Everyone is always on a diet, regardless if it is the american cheeseburger diet or raw-food vegan diet. The only difference is the health benefits from one and lack of them from the other.

I consider that you are what you eat, and I guess I am a potato. But I like being a potato because I feel energetic all day, never have any headaches and its easy to cook, just takes my about 10 min to cook a meal of tasty potatoes, some onion, salad and maybe a tomato. Whatever my fruit stand has to offer.

PS. just ate a bowl of steamed potatoes, mm, tasty.
 

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I guess my diet is rooted in laziness. Since I consider myself to live a minimalist life style I also have a minimalist reflection on my eating habits.

And I think the word diet is misused. Everyone is always on a diet, regardless if it is the american cheeseburger diet or raw-food vegan diet. The only difference is the health benefits from one and lack of them from the other.

I consider that you are what you eat, and I guess I am a potato. But I like being a potato because I feel energetic all day, never have any headaches and its easy to cook, just takes my about 10 min to cook a meal of tasty potatoes, some onion, salad and maybe a tomato. Whatever my fruit stand has to offer.

PS. just ate a bowl of steamed potatoes, mm, tasty.
I love your comment about minimalism. I think where I went wrong is probably because I listened to others than to listen to myself sometimes, which I know in reality is because I am forgetful. i.e. small Te, or short Si...

Your comment about minimalism caught my eyes as I read something from a magazine recently on decluttering one's life and this also really is a philosophy that applies to every day life, and it really is the basis of most religion/ethics/philosophy. Lead, eat, and breathe simplicity. I'm not a vegetarian yet, but I have started to eat more simply. The act of simpifying my recipes makes me enjoy the cooking process more as well. I tried garlic, with pasta, cream, and it is sooo simple and I could taste the garlic flavour. It was such a joy to eat ! :D
 

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I eat probably about half way healthy and halfway pizza. I've begun to lose taste in most unhealthy foods. Which sucks because I don't have a taste for healthy foods either.
 

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I love your comment about minimalism. I think where I went wrong is probably because I listened to others than to listen to myself sometimes, which I know in reality is because I am forgetful. i.e. small Te, or short Si...

Your comment about minimalism caught my eyes as I read something from a magazine recently on decluttering one's life and this also really is a philosophy that applies to every day life, and it really is the basis of most religion/ethics/philosophy. Lead, eat, and breathe simplicity. I'm not a vegetarian yet, but I have started to eat more simply. The act of simpifying my recipes makes me enjoy the cooking process more as well. I tried garlic, with pasta, cream, and it is sooo simple and I could taste the garlic flavour. It was such a joy to eat ! :D
Glad to hear.
Going minimalist was one of the most important things that have helped me to survive through this cluttered society of the west. Not only am I eating better which helps me to think straight but also I feel much more balanced in my emotion and interactions with people. It have given me time and space to dream every day and really feel that I have time to give to help others straighten their life as well.
Another thing that have given me much peace is that I know that my chosen life style is not of to much strain on other people on the other side of the planet. I feel much more connected to nature and can really have a peace of mind.
 

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I'm more into lifestyle changes or 'plans' than a typical restrictive diet you go on for some limited amount of time and then go off of. Like, for instance, right now I'm experimenting with gluten free, and for quite awhile I've been trying to stay away from processed foods... trying to focus on natural foods, organic when I can, limited sugar, and I don't eat pork or beef.. I stick to chicken and fish.

I'm eating this way with the hope of feeling healthier, having more energy, sleeping better, and keeping fatigue or pain at bay.

But, when I was an adolescent, I used to do extremely restrictive diets and count calories and all of that stupid stuff obsessively/compulsively... Then one day I realized that I was being crazy.. and I read this book that revolutionized the way I thought of food, dieting, my body, and wellness.. Thank God for that book. I think super restrictive temporary dieting isn't really the best for mental, physical, or emotional wellness. I drove myself crazy striving for something and feeling like a slave to food/dieting... To hell with all that. I felt freer and healthier after I made that change and vowed to never go back into that again.
 
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