Pug checking in here. As my name and profile indicate I"m a dog person, too. One pug and one alternative pug. Last evening I walked them as a good distraction from food. Day 2 now - on my non-lunch break - I'm going to go walk after fortifying myself with this here thread. I want to use the time that used to be eating in ways that are nurturing - not just getting tasks done. The paperwork will always be there.
Bahrutile - how's it going> How many days are you aiming for? Me I'm going for 3. Hubby and I are driving 6 hours tomorrow to go to a cycling 4 day event (we ride tandem) and I want to NOT do eatertainment in the car. I'm counting on Day 3 being easier - that seems to be what most folks report. My husband is supportive of my WOE. He is a serious cyclist and has a metabolism like the one I had back in my 20's when I ran track, cross country, marathons and ate several bowls of ice cream just about every night. I accept that that's not true anymore and tell myself I've eaten enough ice cream etc. to last a lifetime.