Usually I would answer this if somebody else asked it but when it's me with the problem my mind goes blank and I don't know the answer!! As most of you that know me, know, I have been vegetarian most of my life. I have never had any cravings for meat, and I live a healthy balanced lifestyle. But lately (the last month or so) I have been having daily cravings for chicken. No other meat just chicken. It's the most uncomfortable feeling, it's not a hunger, and it's not that feeling you get when you feel like a certain food or get that want for chocolate or candy. It's really intense and I do not like it. I do not want to eat chicken, but my body seems to want to. I would like to know if anyone knows how to get rid of this horrible feeling without actually eating chicken because obviously I am not going to eat it. I'd love any advice or stories on similar situations. Thank you for reading
I'm thinking......... Ok I don't have an answer, but I do have a similar story and it worked for this lady. I'll make it quick. My wife and I had an outdoor wedding / reception and a friend of mine roasted a hog for us. Several ladies attended from the health club where my wife had a part time gig as an instructor. One gal was a vegetarian. The pork smelled so good cooking over the coals it was driving her crazy for hours ok. Well, she said alright, went over and fixed herself a plate, ate it, and it was fixed. She did'nt become a meat eater after that, she stayed a veggie. Just like me and smoking cigaretts (that you know about) I slipped up for a week, now I'm clean again. We are aloud mistakes in this life Miss Renee, if we make one and feel guilty about it, then that might just be what what we nedd to get us back on track sometimes.
When I was at high school, I worked in a supermarket delicatesan. I cannot stand luncheon meat. It is disgusting, and in my opinion it doesnt count as food. However we literally sold truckloads of the stuff. If I wasnt wrapping it up for a customer, I was slicing more. Every now and then I would really really feel like eating it, like what you're describing with the chicken. I would eat a tiny piece, remember instantly why I dont eat it, and then it would go away.
Maybe you need to eat more of your other favorite food. I adore chicken... I get cravings for it quite often as well, so when I crave certain foods and I know I'm not going to get any of them, I ask my parents to order a pizza. Once we get the pizza, I basically eat as much of it as I can until I get full and couldn't possibly think about eating another bite of it or anything else. That, honestly, stops my cravings of anything!
Try vegetarian alternatives such as Quorn chicken or other types of meat substitute. Try and stay away from any chicken meat in shops. Or there is the giving into temptation and once you've satisfied your craving you can be clean again. I'm a vegetarian and when I'm under great stress I have the need for sausages and sausage rolls and I have slipped up but after the stressful period I have no need for any meat anymore.
Thanks for the advice. Although there's no way I'm going to eat it lol. I don't really have the craving anymore.. it's been 2 days since I was craving it so maybe it's gone away by itself? lol.
stay away from chiken, and do not smell it. If you smell chiken it makes you hungry, and its the first thing you smell so you feel youneed to get it. Then you see it and it looks good
Maybe the reason I suddenly feel like eating it is that I recently started working in a restaurant that sells a lot of chicken dishes lol.....
I think you should think of something gross about chicken and how its killed you will hate ht,i love chicken.lol