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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

All I can say is I am MUCH better with "NO" than with "STOP"!

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NELLJONES 12/18/2012 8:35AM

    Which is why I don't eat "just one". I know that according to the calorie charts I can measure out one oz of potato chips, or fit one Reeses into my day, but in reality it won't stop there and I'd be waking up wondering what happened. I lose control with the first bite so I have to exercise control by not taking that first bite.

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RIDLEYRIDER 12/18/2012 7:15AM

  Good for you! emoticon

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Saturday, December 15, 2012

So this is the morning after my 3 day festive eating streak...days 1 and 2 were good, but day 3 was EXTRA tough and I did not achieve the level of "no"ness that I had hoped to...therefore the scales are up 3 lbs this morning. sigh

Onward I go...
Onward I go...
Onward I go......

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CHICA_BORICUA 12/16/2012 5:20PM

  The best finally over....until next year. A 365 to lose what you gained, to continue losing the weight until you reach your goal then maintenance and then again by the end of the year you can enjoy the girlfriends lunch without any regrets!


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It MUST be different!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Today starts 3 straight days of "eating events".
Today is a pot luck lunch
Tomorrow is a Christmas luncheon
Friday is a ladies hors d'oeuvres lunch.

I MUST AND WILL pre-think the choices I will make and the quantities I will eat. The MUST AND WILL are because I want to. This time I WANT to stay at goal. I don't want to have "January remorse" and face another winter of trying to get the Christmas pounds off. I have really nice clothes that fit well now. They look nice. I like to get dressed in the morning. I like to go to the closet and have EVERYTHING in there fit me, and not have sizes 18-8 and be wondering what will fit today.
I feel well. I really feel well. I do some sort of exercise every day. I love being able to BOUND up the stairs! I love surprising myself with a glimps of myself in a mirror or window.

So this time, I don't want to give all this good living and happiness up for a piece of pie (or more accurately, the whole pie) or a loaf of fresh bread, or ANY food! I really just want to eat as much as my body NEEDS in a day, feel satisfied and happy.

So, today starts the 3 day marathon, and this morning I am PRE-THINKING AND PRE-PLANNING, so I will create a new history for myself. Dr. Phil always says "The best predictor of the future is the past." I agree, so I'm creating a BRAND NEW past.

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CHICA_BORICUA 12/14/2012 8:56AM

  Just have fun and enjoy!
Be wise!
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CASSIOEPIA 12/12/2012 9:11AM

    This is such a great news blog Sandi! I love all the motivation and determination that shines right through your words. Congratulations on making the switch from "diet" to "lifestyle" mentality. I really enjoyed reading all your reasons.

Have a wonderful time at your three events. Concentrate on enjoying the reasons you are getting together. People are fabulous when we focus on them.


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SANDYCRANE 12/12/2012 8:53AM

    You are a brave woman going to all those eating events. I went to a party last week and completely blew it. I am supposed to go to a Christmas dinner at work and I am skipping it. Last night I went to a meeting and there were all kinds of goodies and I can honestly say I only ate one cookie. I did not plan but now I am at the point where I associate all the BAD things about these goodies. I want to have a good December and continue on to January. Thanks for sharing.


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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Hmmmm, truthfulness, that's a very good topic...especially with regards to weight loss and weight control. I'm thinking that when I am truthful with myself about what I eat, when I eat, and why I eat, THAT'S when the lasting change happens!


The healthy choices

Monday, December 10, 2012

It's nice to be making the healthy choices for meals/snacks. It makes all the difference. Guess that's why I'm 2 weeks at goal today, rather than an instant "bounce up" as usually happens the day I reach goal!

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TINAJANE76 12/10/2012 4:05PM

    Congratulations! Every little milestone on maintenance is something to be celebrated.

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CADDYBROWN 12/10/2012 2:38PM

    Congratulations emoticon !

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