Originally Posted by Saulbadguy
Yep. I have a word for what I do. "dominate." It's not enough to have two slices of pizza. I have to dominate that shit until I feel miserable.
Exactly. I think it's because I grew up with two older brothers, and we would all be fighting for every last scrap of food at the table (it was just about competition, not about actually not having enough food to eat). My parents also both grew up poor, so they made us feel guilty for not cleaning our plates. As such, I end up cleaning every plate at the table when I go out to eat with my wife and kids. I've actually started ordering less food for myself these days because I know I'll end up eating everyone else's scraps. It's weird.
So that's why fasting works for me. It suits the way I eat. For others it might not work as well (like my wife).