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Old 07-18-21, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
I have the opposite reaction to stress. When I'm stressed I don't eat. The two times that I was my leanest was when I was unemployed and desperately looking for work. At one point I used to intentionally eat fast food just to try to keep the weight on so my suits fit properly. After the stress passes, the weight jumps back up.
Interesting. I have known others who don't want to eat when there is stress or high emotions but nothing stops me. I have been as high as 260 pounds and rode for years at 220. I am now under 200 for the first time in decades and the biggest change has been junk food stress eating at work is no more.
This spring I rode with a friend for the first time in a while and I could see he had lost weight and is now quite lean. I asked how he did it and he said it happened when he retired, same as me.
Incidentally I was 240-250 in high school and lifted weights 10 hours per week.
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