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Old Sat, May-09-09, 08:10
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Default 4 Months Smoke Free, Now Can't stop junk foods,

I've been smoking over 20 years, and stopped, January 2009, Never once cheated. I still wear the nicotine patch, but I am so happy that I finally gave up one of the worse addictions in the world.
Now I took on another addiction, binge-junk food eating. I seem to have slowed down alittle in the last 2 weeks on the junk food but I'm finding it so hard to stick to my low carb foods and proper eating.
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My suggestion would be to stop eating anything that is sweetened. It isn't uncommon to replace one addiction with another. Alcoholics will often replace alcohol with sugary foods or cigarettes.

I had a similar problem to yours, even though I quit smoking more than 9 months ago. I was going crazy with artificially sweetened candy and similar junk. A friend from here on the forums coaxed me into giving up all sweeteners, whether natural and artificial, about 2 weeks ago. It was strange at first, and I was surprised to find myself 'grieving' the absence of sweets in my diet. Now, though, I hardly ever even think about them. I find that, in general, I'm less hungry every day, as well.
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