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Apr 2, 2013 09:16 PM

What do you eat when you are angry?

For a few reasons I am feeling very, very angry. Also sad and scratchy. I want to break things and curl up in a ball. I suspect I'll be feeling this way for awhile.

Any suggestions on what to eat? I don't want to buy new pants. What do you eat when you feel this way?

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  1. Used to be: Planter's Cheez Balls

    Chicken Ramen, made the 12minute way with 2C 1% milk

    Peanutbutter out of the jar

    Grape or Cherry tomatoes, chopped roughly, with a large spoonful of Duke's mayo

    finely sliced button mushrooms in a little butter and Himalayan pink salt, extra fine grind. After the mushrooms are in the pan, chop the juiciest onion I can find and add in bits as they are chopped. Pick the caramelized bits out of the pan while still hot.

    An entire Sam's box of $4.99 mixed baby greens with about 2T HV Ranch and 4T hot water stirred in

    Reeses' Peanutbutter cups, the ones that used to be quarter-sized and are now closer to nickel-sized

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    1. re: Kris in Beijing

      I don't. I guess I'm lucky in that regard. But I do go for the diet coke which I avoid otherwise, and, once in a whike, maybe pizza. But when I get pissed I tend to go shopping and spend on unnecessary things, or dig in the garden. Or plant something.

      I used to eat chips or m and ms.

    2. Beer or bourbon. Both, if I'm really ticked off.

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      1. re: ricepad

        heh heh. when i saw the title i said, :"Wine"! LOL
        but it would probably be a nice double Sapphire G&T.

        1. Actually, exercise works better for me for anger. An hour or two of brisk walking (or better yet, smashy exercise), preferably in the cold/dark. Then maybe afterwards an ice cream sandwich or three. Vanilla with chocolate wafers.

          If sad, lots of bowls of cheerios with milk; PB & honey w/ high fiber cereal & cocoa nibs; infinite stream of deli meat & cheese; full-size marshmallows; peanut m&m's.

          Good luck with this.

          1. cookies,
            any form of chocolate
            good baked goods from an excellent bakery.

            if i'm trying to avoid having to buy a new pair of pants, then popcorn.

            1. A nice hot cup of tea and a big piece of cake or some fancy cookies. Something to make me feel civilized when I really am feeling pretty primal.

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              1. re: jmcarthur8

                What a great idea. If I pair a cup of tea to help me calm down, it might slow the inhalation of chocolate covered Nutter-Butters (because while Nutter-Butters are good in and of themselves - covering them in chocolate makes them even better).