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What did/do you take seconds of?

 
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oolala53



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:42 pm    Post subject: What did/do you take seconds of? Reply with quote

I read people saying they took seconds before No S or that they slip by taking seconds. I'm curious what foods people tend to take seconds of? More meat? More starch? More of combo foods like lasagne or casseroles?

I'm going to hazard a guess and say it's not the green beans or salad...
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am fully capable of taking seconds on everything, and thus eating a full, second dinner. Shocked
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Starches mostly, or fried chicken.
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Dalia negra



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used to have no prolemas with the seconds, my way of eating rather was:

- What he touched in the diet.

After a few days:

- Binge eating: eat something forbidden salty, for example, a sandwich of cheese and ham, follow with chips, more sandwich, an industrial sweet, chocolate, other two industrial sweets ... etc ...

And again:

- what he touched in the diet.

How sad not to know how to eat normally, right? But what luck to have found No S and finally be, eating structured.
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oolala53



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure what you meant by "what he touched in the diet."

You are not alone in not knowing how to eat "normally." Things have gotten abnormal for decades. And yes, we ARE lucky!
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Dalia negra



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

He wanted to say: "what the diet dictated". I am Spanish and I use the translator, so some things will not be well written Rolling Eyes Smile

And yes, totally agree with you! Very Happy
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noni



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since I had a bigger plate then, I wasn't always temped by seconds, except the crust around the casserole dish, and potato chips when served with a sandwich meal.
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oolala53



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Dalia negra! You mean you could take seconds of all S's, I assume.
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elegantportions



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I seldom ever actually took seconds either. I was more likely to pile 3 portions on my plate the first time. Starches & combo foods were my biggest downfall. Pizza is probably my worst demon.
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Dalia negra



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

oolala53 wrote:
Thanks, Dalia negra! You mean you could take seconds of all S's, I assume.


Yes, you could say that Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I go back for seconds of starches....especially rice, mashed potatoes or potatoes au gratin. Casseroles are tempting, too! I rarely finish my meat or veggies unless its green beans or salad with a good dressing. I'm a carb junkie!
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elegantportions



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How did I forget Cheetos???
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Merry



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, not the veggies usually (unless there's something special about them--I remember being at a friend's house and her roasted asparagus was so delicious I had seconds! Or if there's a really good dip for raw veggies--things like that). Definitely breads, desserts, casseroles (I noticed the temptation for another piece of bread or another plate of spaghetti this week, for example).

Snacks tended to be my bigger temptation than seconds though. I might not get seconds at dinner but might want a snack an hour later.
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