I purchased one big bag of candy and it was things that I didn't like, so I didn't have to deal with the temptation. What was left I took it to work to share with my co-workers. That problem was solved.
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I barely noticed it was Halloween, we don't have kids yet and didn't give out candy (Not even sure if we could have...we live in an apartment building that requires a code to get in the door) That is how I avoided it!
11/1/12 2:08 A
Worked til 7 then out for a healthy dinner. Didn't get home til the kids were off the streets.
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Fitness Minutes: (1,102)
11/1/12 12:16 A
My friends and I went to go see a play tonight! It was a great way to get away from the typical Halloween festivities, plus it was a wonderful time :)
Fitness Minutes: (53,539)
10/31/12 10:33 P
no temptation, just indulge on Halloween and get back on the healthy wagon next day.
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I don't like sweets much so candy or cookies aren't much of a temptation for me. We do have a bucket of candy in the house but I don't know where dd put it. I do plan to make cookies with dd because it is a tradition of ours but I will not be doing any other baking this year.
Fitness Minutes: (2,798)
10/31/12 12:10 P
We don't have kids come to the house this far out in the woods. My hubby has a stash of fun size bars for himself. If I want one, and I can stay within my range for the day, I will have one. :)
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9,109 10/31/12 7:29 A
So far really good. Hubby bought 3 bags of chocolate candy (Snickers, Three Musketeers, Milky Way) several weeks ago. He's been eating them. So far I have had none. We usually have a handful of trick or treaters and he uses this holiday as an excuse to eat what he shouldn't.
I've been at goal weight 4 years now. Some years I have had moderate chocolate candy at Halloween, but this year I'm at the top of my goal weight range and am trying to avoid it.
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No biggie for me, we never get kids in our subdivision. But starting next month when my customers start bringing in goodies, that is when I will have it hard...homemade fudge, cakes, that type of stuff UGH it will be super hard
10/31/12 6:37 A
Not a temptation for me either... I don't like candy... My problem is pork chops, and steaks and buttery mashed potatoes.... Thanksgiving is going to suck!
bought candy I don't like........that takes care of things for me.
Fitness Minutes: (124,100)
10/28/12 9:14 P
We no longer have kids or grandkids that visit, live out in the boonies, so only a few kids come by for Trick or Treats, so just have candy here that we don't like.
Fitness Minutes: (23,662)
2,044 10/28/12 8:45 P
We're not giving out candy this year and I'm ignoring the sweets at work.
Debi Northern California
10/28/12 8:37 P
I don't open the bags of candy until Hallowe'en evening. At work I look at the ingredients (yuck) and calories, if available, of the offered 'treats'. That's usually enough to turn me off. If ingredients aren't available I extrapolate from past experience.
Wanted to see how everyone is planning on avoiding overeating all the yummy Halloween treats......we've bought a bunch of candy that I don't eat for dietary reasons (I'm vegetarian, so avoid gelatin) but at work there are all KINDS of things I could overindulge in!
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