Some damn fool had planted corn. Anyone with a head worth having knew corn grew high enough they’d be dandy cover for freaks. Tomatoes were growing elsewhere, but those didn’t get overly tall unless left unchecked. They didn’t need to be tall to harvest. The corn, wriggling little leaves pushing up and out toward the sun, was the damnable thing.
But did he risk insulting someone, ripping them out? They hadn’t flowered yet, it was early enough he wasn’t ruining anything, and could replace it with something safer. The sickle in his free hand was bounced thoughtfully. There had been acall to check the food for illness; he could say the corn looked iffy, not even chewed on by insects? Spare feelings, keep ill will at bay.
Tommaso rocked on his heels, scanning the field and noticed someone approaching. He tipped his hat with the free hand, holding his greeting until they were close enough he needn’t raise his voice. “Morning. What brings you out here?”
How do you resist food cravings? Do you have chest days?
so for me, i cannot have a cheat day without feeling like it's a binge, so to deal with cravings I tend to eat a little bit of what i'm craving in a controlled environment, making sure it fits in with my calorie limit. because if i dont.. the craving just doesn't go away.
so for example if i'm really craving a brownie, I'll decide how many calories i can have of it, then measure it out so that i only have that many calories on a plate. I will then take that plate, as well as a large, large cup of water, into another room that doesn't have the box of brownies. Then, I finish half my cup of water, then take a bite. idk if anyone else has ever heard of the french method where its like.
your first bite — your hello bite: get acquainted with the food
your second bite — your savoring bite: revel in the taste, really indulge in the senses re: it.
your third bite — your last bite: say goodbye to it
but I do that (with the 'second bite' however many bites i have of the allotted portion), with long, slow sips of water in between. After I've finished the brownie, I finish my water then get yet another large glass of water so I'm not tempted to eat more.
Sometimes you'll still have cravings after you're done with your portion, so when that happens I'll set a timer for twenty minutes then start like my favorite show (i'm watching euphoria rn and jules and rue are thinspo lmao) or cleaning my room or some other task. When the timer runs out, I ask myself whether I still want more, and typically I don't. What's really important in this step is to fully allow yourself to measure out another portion of your food if you still really really crave it. If you're telling yourself that you can always have that food, it doesn't feel so illicit. you'll be more likely to be satisfied with one portion if there's no scarcity mindset going on. sometimes if i still really am craving that food i'll just scrap my planned dinner for the day and just eat that food mindfully as outlined above.
(i know like the whole point of eds are scarcity mindset but this is when mind over matter comes into play lol.) something that's really common on this site but works is the idea that those foods will still be there when you're skinny. There's not a scarcity of them. you aren't deprived of them. it makes your actual restriction more binge-free because it's more balanced (lol again) but it also makes you less likely to fixate on the foods you want to eat and more likely to fixate on the person you want to be.