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how do you distinguish between hunger and appetite?
Maybe you are more sensitive, but I still would say that a person with
Alzheimer might have trouble to know
I can remember as a young child going to my mother complaining about a
belly ache and she told me to eat something.
I had no appetite but my stomach was empty. She knew I did not.
At 11:09 PM 1/9/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>>Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 22:14:02 -0500
>>I "know" when I'm hungry only because I know when I last ate. The mother
>>who did not see her baby for 2 days will not know right away whether the
>>baby is hungry, needs some attention, or fresh diapers. She will find out
>>by trial and error.
>>I only will know that there is still water in the teapot and a heat source
>>under it when it whistles, I will not know whether the teapot wants or
>>needs to be poured. Maybe an musician wants to use it as an instrument in a
>>I will not know whether I have a stomach ache because I am hungry or be
>>cause I have a virus, unless I know when I last ate, It very likely will
>>not feel different.
>Maybe I'm just too sensitive for my own good, but my stomach sends me lots
>of signals when I'm hungry. My brain also sends a few, such a light
>headedness and an over reaction to food smells. I don't think I've ever
>mistaken flu for hunger. But there's no reason why we should all be the
>same, is there? Some mothers may also be insensitive to what their baby
>wants, but I've known quite a few who weren't.
>Babies are just learning to communicate and not every attempt is
>successful. That's why they working on it. The tools they develop in
>infancy will stick with them for the rest of their lives and continue to
>be added to until the day they die.
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