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3,526 4/29/12 6:38 P
I saw that too! I was like... mmmmm cheesecake...
I checked it out, saw a single cheesecake was almost $60 and then it didn't look so good to me.
4/29/12 5:54 P
I have found that I can have cheesecake in moderation. Just a small portion. And the real kind, "not" the sugar free or diet variety.
And Ad Block is wonderful if these things really bother you
4/29/12 1:29 P
If you send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, they can check it out and remove it if they think that's necessary.
Hope that helps,
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2,704 4/29/12 1:07 P
So browse the internet using Firefox and install the AdBlock add-on. I haven't seen an ad on the internet in years.
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4/29/12 12:40 P
Keeping this site trigger free would not help you in dealing with triggers in life.
Triggers are all around us- you need to develop strategies for dealing with them.
I've been to Overeater's Anonymous, A.A, individual and group therapy-they all components on how to deal with triggers and setbacks.
What helped me out was making a list of potential triggers and situations where they could occur and then I practiced using coping strategies for dealing with them.
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4/29/12 12:03 P
No reason why you can't have that cheesecake...just a reasonable portion.
The difference with food and alcohol is that alcoholics cannot have one little bit, and with your argument, yes, booze ads on a site dedicated to rehab would be highly inappropriate.
Edited by: ZORBS13 at: 4/29/2012 (12:38)
4/29/12 11:57 A
On my Nutritional Tracker page, (and it often appears on others, as well) right next to Track Your Food and right above Add A Food, is an advertisement for the Cheesecake Factory, complete with photo of a multi-layered vanilla and chocolate cheesecake. It says MOM WANTS CHEESECAKE, and there is a button to link to the site.
I like SP, and think it has a lot of helpful info and useful things. But I find this a particularly insulting and offensive ad to have on a site where people are trying to control their urges about food.
It's like having ads for vodka and wine on a rehab site......
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