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FENWAYGIRL18
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11/3/12 6:42 P

all the candy went



FITWITHIN
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11/3/12 6:40 P

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.



HSMOMX2
Posts: 1,255
11/1/12 10:39 A

We made ww's turtles.



MANDIETERRIER1
Posts: 13,617
11/1/12 9:55 A

I took one tootsie pop and I was fine. Sixty calories and zero fat



IRISHFANUH87
Posts: 1,038
11/1/12 9:52 A

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!



BLUBEL1
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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.



JESSMARIE13
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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 :)



SMOKYBLUE1
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10/31/12 10:33 P



no temptation, just indulge on Halloween and get back on the healthy wagon next day.



OKIEGIRL561
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10/31/12 10:03 P

This year it wasn't a problem. We handed out the candy and sent the leftovers home with someone else.



BROWNCOFIDDLER
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10/31/12 9:58 P

??????? What temptation?? There is absolutely NONE!!



JOYCECAIN
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10/31/12 9:43 P

Honestly, I am eating mini candy bars. Tomorrow is the 1st. Start fresh then.



STROMSP
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10/31/12 9:41 P

It's easy for me to ignore it. No Halloween candy in the house, no temptations.



SPERRIN2012
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10/31/12 6:01 P

So far so good



MUMSWORD
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10/31/12 5:50 P

Oh no! The candy is really hard to resist....I ate two pieces and the funny thing is it tasted really, really sweet! emoticon



JLLOVETT
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10/31/12 4:25 P

I read the labels - the "Fat" content usually turns me off!!!!

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HAWAII5YEARS
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10/31/12 4:22 P

Bought snacks--not candy for the trick-or-treaters. Not that there have been any, too many trees and wires down in the streets still.



TMNOLLAN1
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10/31/12 3:02 P

Not to linger around the candy dish or cookies that may be floating around at work. No candy here at home.



RONNIEHUEY
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10/31/12 2:58 P

What? I have to resist all the Halloween goodies? emoticon



JENNN77
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10/31/12 1:37 P

Resisting candy is fine, but I'm staying away from the break room and all the halloween cakes and cookies emoticon



LOUNMOUN
Posts: 1,254
10/31/12 12:50 P

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.



-VIXEN-
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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. :)



SLIMANDTONED
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10/31/12 11:57 A

Allowing myself a chocolate bar.



TRANQULITY7
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10/31/12 11:53 A

no problem, I am not tempted by candy bars.



TCANNO
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10/31/12 7:32 A

no problem




RUTHIE_UK
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10/31/12 7:32 A

Sticking with apple bobbing!!! emoticon


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SLENDERELLA61
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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.



ROCCOSGRAMMIE
Posts: 1,178
10/31/12 6:47 A

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



VODKAGIRLKRIS
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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!


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WAY2GOCAT
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10/31/12 6:36 A

Halloween is not a temptation for me. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



PLINTHESS
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10/31/12 5:09 A

I'm not tempted by anything related to Hallowe'en except apples



NETTI42
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10/31/12 2:23 A

I allow myself one or two of the fun size a day..... no more than that.



JANIEWWJD
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10/31/12 2:19 A

I don't eat the candy.



BARBWMS
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10/31/12 12:41 A

I bought candy that is not my favorite, so I am eager to give it away. Whatever is left will go to the teachers' lounge at school on Thursday.





TENNISJIM
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10/29/12 9:03 A

Easy -- we give all our Halloween candy to a community pool and let them hand it out



KKKAREN
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10/29/12 8:59 A

I won't be buying any Halloween candy. I live in the Country so no kids come around.



MMEEAAGGX3
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10/28/12 9:23 P

I let myself eat candy when I want anyways - no deprivation - so I handle it well.



TACDGB
Posts: 6,108
10/28/12 9:20 P

bought candy I don't like........that takes care of things for me.



ETHELMERZ
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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.



DWEBI09
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10/28/12 8:45 P

We're not giving out candy this year and I'm ignoring the sweets at work.



JULIA1154
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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.



UGAKATE85
Posts: 2,595
10/28/12 8:17 P

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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