Cathy by Cathy Guisewite

Cathy

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  1. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 7 months ago

    And, Cathy, you look like you’ve gained three times the pounds that you would ordinarily not do if you rationed out your meals! ;)

  2. GrimmaTheNome

    GrimmaTheNome said, 7 months ago

    If you really want to save time and money, and probably lose some weight too, defer your eating till later rather than doing it all early. It’s a myth that adults need breakfast and certainly don’t need snacks..

  3. midland1967

    midland1967 said, 7 months ago

    West coast is beautiful by train, food is excellent and she is having fun. Space is tighter than a ship. I am trying not to be a grump.

  4. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, 7 months ago

    @GrimmaTheNome

    WRONG — skipping breakfast is the worst mistake one can make because it plays havoc with the blood-sugar levels and causes people to overeat later in the day, which is what puts the weight on (it also doesn’t help that most of the people who follow this unhealthful practice are also the ones who never exercise!).

  5. Lynnie20007

    Lynnie20007 GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    I cannot believe that people are taking this seriously. It’s a comic, folks!

  6. O-Kay

    O-Kay said, 7 months ago

    LOL I’ve worked with a lot of nutritionists, and not one has ever suggested that needing breakfast was a “myth”. In fact, the earlier you’re done eating for the day, the better (although you certainly don’t want to do it Cathy-style!) As for snacks? Three small meals and 2-3 snacks a day is proven to be best for most bodies. I’m worried about you, Grimma.

  7. GrimmaTheNome

    GrimmaTheNome said, 7 months ago

    @legaleagle48

    Well for sure Cathy wouldn’t exercise instead of breakfasting – which is what I do more often than not. If I’m hungry I’ll eat before noon, but the idea that we have to eat several times a day whether we’re actually hungry or not is really rather odd.

  8. argy.bargy2

    argy.bargy2 said, 7 months ago

    @GrimmaTheNome

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    As a borderline diabetic, I’ve learned that skipping breakfast is one of the many contributing factors to the tripling of the number of people in the US who have ended up with diabetes. My breakfast is mainly protein and 4 ounces of reduced sugar orange juice; the protein keeps me going till lunch time. When I skipped breakfast, I was famished by 10 am.

  9. lightenup

    lightenup GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    I guess you have to know yourself. I have issues with my blood sugar dropping if I wait too long to eat, so I always eat breakfast. My husband, on the other hand, doesn’t like more than coffee and a toast. Also, if I don’t eat for a while, then I end up eating whatever quick that I can grab, which is usually junky, and that starts a cycle of bad eating until I force myself to stop. I feel better if I eat smaller amounts throughout the day (i.e. snacks), so the 3 meal-a-day thing doesn’t work for me either.

    hello Cathy clan!

  10. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    I don’t usually snack but I either eat a light breakfast or an early lunch. My problem is finding time and energy to exercise.

    Hello Cathy clan!

  11. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, 7 months ago

    @argy.bargy2

    Bingo. I AM a Type 2 diabetic (with heart disease on top of it), and one of the first things I was taught was NEVER to skip a meal, especially breakfast. It’s also something that any reputable nutritionist, doctor, nurse, or personal trainer will tell you.

  12. Lucyfur

    Lucyfur said, 7 months ago

    @argy.bargy2

    diabetes runs in my family, but I only eat when I am hungry —and have maintained a normal weight for 50 years… It is not how much you eat, but what and when you eat

  13. lindz.coop

    lindz.coop GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    I’m on Weight Watchers — been “at goal” for 5 years and I eat breakfast and numerous snacks during the day.

  14. rgcviper

    rgcviper said, 7 months ago

    Oh, for Pete’s sake, Cathy. Have fun waddling into the office today …


    Personally, I have to eat three meals a day. They aren’t always at the same time, but without them, I tend to crash.


    HI, MOM. Hello, “Cathy” Clan.

  15. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 7 months ago

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for me…however, if I don’t have a healthy snack before meals, my eating goes downhill rapidly…welcome to the land of Carbs…but they Taste sooo good! The problem being there that they add up…right on my hips! Fortunately, I have an active Irish Setter girl who Must have her daily one-hour walk every day (unless there is a Noah-like deluge going on!). ;)

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