Change Your Way of Thinking, Change Your Way of Eating


Hello there. Quick question: what is the opposite of hungry?

If I had to guess, I’d say you said “complete.” At least, that’s what I thought. And, according to a quick poll of family, friends, and a few hesitant but otherwise pleasant strangers, many of us agree. If I had to guess, I’d say you probably have your own question—so what? My point may not seem revolutionary, but bear with me for a moment. Because the answer is not “complete.” It means “not hungry.” That makes a huge difference.

[Has your mind been blown yet? If not, continue reading. If so, continue reading!]

I believe we need to go back to basics takes out dictionary to fully comprehend how (dare I say) insightful a question about the opposite of hunger could be.

So let’s get started:

Hunger (n.) a state of discomfort or weakness caused by a lack of food, accompanied by a desire to eat*

Full (adj.) having no empty space; having eaten or drunk to one’s limits (*The Oxford Dictionary)

We’ve all experienced hunger. We’re all too familiar with the clawing sensation that comes from the pit beneath our lungs as our stomach muscles contract and scream, “FOOD. NOW. WE WANT” (I imagine my stomach speaking in Neanderthal tones…just me?). But, hey, I’m not here to complain. Hunger is beneficial to our health. It’s our very own “low battery” iPhone alert, our way of knowing when to refuel the fuel that keeps us going.

I believe it’s safe to say that we’re all familiar with the bloated sensation of being full after a meal. We’ve undone our top buttons more than once (perhaps even at the dinner table), and we’ve uttered the words “food baby” (perhaps even proudly) as a post-feast excuse. Aside from the obligatory food comas (Thanksgiving, Christmas, any time I go to Chipotle…), I still find myself “full” with a heavy stomach more often than not. And I’m wondering if the heaviness is due to the fact that full doesn’t mean “replenished,” but rather “filled to maximum capacity.” However, our eating vocabulary only provides us with two options for describing how we feel: either craving food or feeling completely satisfied.

But we don’t have to feel that way. Because if we created the hungry/full dichotomy (which we did), we have the ability to break and remake it. “Full” does not have to be the gold standard for replenishment, nor should it be the goal we strive for. How would it feel if we ate until we were no longer hungry rather than full? And why have I only recently become aware of this distinction?

Maybe when the fragments of the bomb that just exploded in my mind settle, this won’t seem so shocking. But one thing is certain: it confirms my faith in the power of words. As ridiculous as this example is, it demonstrates how language does more than just communicate thought. It is determined by it. Language creates and shapes the realities in which we live (and, in this case, the way we think about eating). And WE—you, me, and the grown-up man across the table who is currently picking his nose—create the language that creates and shapes the realities we live in.

If THAT doesn’t blow your mind, I don’t know what will. But, because I’m a nasty little paranomastic devil who groans at puns and riddles but secretly loves them, I’ll try one more time to bombard your mind with some food for thought: as the Buddhist proverb goes, “we are our thoughts, and we become what we think.” If this is true, and our words drive our thoughts, and what we say influences how we eat, then maybe, just maybe, we are what we eat.

That dynamite went off with a bang.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. sicetnon3 says:

    Perhaps there is no need for supplements if one’s diet is diverse.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. GS says:

      If you are getting the desired weight and blood values, sure yes. But it is for those who are struggling.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. sicetnon3 says:

        This possibly leads us to desire


      2. sicetnon3 says:

        Then perhaps focus on the struggle rather than the food

        Liked by 1 person

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