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Aww NUTS

Wednesday, October 22, 2014



I buy peanuts in the shell....no additives, no extra sugar or salt...
and it takes time....But even then, I have to watch myself.
I have to be careful about turning a good thing into a bad habit.
You can get into the mode of grabbing a handful here and there and
suddenly you have had 4 servings .

mindful eating..mindful eating..mindful..OH LOOK A SQUIRREL.

I'm going to put a little reminder next to my stash that counts how many times
I've gone to the nut jar.

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Yesterday someone made a comment about pizza that brought back memories.
Years ago I booked a 2 week vacation..by myself...at a health spa.
It said Vegan...and I thought that meant vegetarian...
and I confess...I didn't have a good idea of what vegetarian meant either...
but I figured...what the hey.
So There I went to sunny Florida to have my go at taking off weight.
VEGAN another word for "KILL ME NOW" .
This place didn't even let you drink coffee or real tea.
Who lives like that? ...... Zombies...skinny zombies... emoticon

But they had pizza....Their version of pizza....
And to my surprise it wasn't bad.
They took a whole wheat pita, topped it with baby spinach, thin sliced mushrooms, thin sliced roma tomatoes, and a layer of soy cheese. not bad.
{...it might have been even more tasty because I thought it tasted Like real food...
but I digress...}.
Once I got back to civilization...I tried making it with real cheese...
and it has become my occasional treat.
Ya gotta do what ya gotta do



I couldn't resist a little MELODRAMA

Not feeling great today...a change in the weather always cramps my style.
going to try a little strength training .

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TRAILBLAZER6 10/22/2014 7:39PM

    I'm the same way with peanut butter. Can't even have it in the house. emoticon

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    Hope you,re feeling better. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WALLAHALLA 10/22/2014 7:23PM

    I'll take a dumbbell over a vegan meal any day!

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CIPHER1971 10/22/2014 2:47PM

    Hope you are feeling better, I don't think I could do vegan for more than 1 meal, and vegetarian for more than a day or two

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1CRAZYDOG 10/22/2014 2:04PM

    I worked in a hospital whose religious beliefs included vegetarianism. This is what they fed patients! OMG . . . I had more than one patient say, "Just kill me now". Rather than that to deal with I just had the family bring in REAL FOOD that fit in with their dietary requirements! Sheesh!

Now, don't get me wrong, I pretty much consider myself a flexitarian . . . and I love my vegetables, and make many meals of vegetables, but put me in a room with a rib eye steak . . . my portion is GONE! No hesitation.

Thanks for the smiles. Do hope your weather improves. We've had some cloudy days and man, they're difficult!

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LINDAK25 10/22/2014 1:55PM

    Love the squirrel and your definition for vegan. Ha! Does not look like a sunny day for you today. Stay warm and dry and think sunny thoughts.

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    I hate it when there is no sun. emoticon

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/22/2014 1:41PM

    Cold, damp, rainy, cloudy, day. I feel your issues.

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BA5454 10/22/2014 1:37PM

    Your squirrel comment made me think of the movie "Up" and the dog who always gets distracted by the you-know-what. LOL'ing about your adventures in Veganism--I have 2 dear friends (sisters) who are strict vegans and I didn't quite know what it meant until I spent the weekend with them--I never had tofu pad Thai before and I don't think I want to ever again, but their faux chocolate cupcakes were outstanding.

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2014 1:24PM

    No sun kills me too Sheryl






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Where there's a WILL there's a WAY

Tuesday, October 21, 2014



The Halloween Commercials are getting to me...and I'm sure that is what they are designed to do. For most people I know, chocolate is a weakness.
I am no exception.
Three times this week, I passed on picking up a bag of my favorite.
{...I don't even want to mention the name...
saying the name has the power of starting a craving...I must resist....}
But by some miracle ...again...I stayed strong.
Instead I bought a container of Hershey's unsweetened Special Dark Cocoa Powder. I make the best mocha coffee...and if I am really desperate,
I'll make cocoa with low fat milk.
Gotta do what we gotta do.

Meanwhile ... my little trip to Fast Food demon land had me craving pulled pork.
So I made my own braised pork with onions, carrots, tomatoes and lean pork
and I have been enjoying it on bok choy or shredded cabbage...guilt free.

where there is a will there is a way.

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PATRICIA-CR 10/22/2014 12:35PM

    Good moves! Whatever is necessary to keep us on track, but enjoying life as well. I plan, daily, after lunch, to have a real treat, within my cal range to lose weight. My treat usually is a small cupcake with frosting or a normal size donut. I've been better behaved this way than by banning them completely.

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IAMAGEMLOVER 10/22/2014 12:12PM

    There are somethings I can have in the house and be fine with. Let there be ice cream, even diet, and I will devour it. My house is an Ice Cream Free Zone. My solution is I buy a package on the way to my Mom's and share. I get a serving, and they are gone, or at least not at my house. My brother likes me because he has treats if there are some left. Win Win situation. emoticon

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STEPH057 10/22/2014 11:18AM

    I love that you come up with your own alternatives. I do the same thing with pizza (I cannot be trusted around it!). The other day, I broke down and bought a bag of assorted fun size M&M's. I can stick to just one little bag (70-95cal) and be satisfied, but I have a much harder time sticking to just one piece of other candy.

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CIPHER1971 10/22/2014 11:17AM

    Great job avoiding the chocolate. Either I am immune, or we just don't have alot of hallowe'en advertising in the UK (lucky for me)

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FUNLOVEN 10/22/2014 9:35AM

    That were some awesome alternatives! It is by example that we learn and you have given all of us here at SP a front row seat on how to turn a negative into a positive.

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DONNABRIGHT 10/22/2014 8:31AM

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I satisfy my chocolate craving with Hershey's kisses - one a day.

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KMICHA 10/22/2014 7:31AM

    Yep! Chocolate makes me weak in the knees!!

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JUJUH51 10/22/2014 7:27AM

    I never ever thought about cocoa powder! I just added it to my grocery list. Thanks

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/22/2014 5:56AM

    Cocoa powder is a staple in my home. I make my own energy cookies with it and oatmeal.

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NILLAPEPSI 10/22/2014 4:06AM

    Mmm. The braised pork sounds great! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2014 2:57AM

    emoticon great substitution!

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JANIEWWJD 10/22/2014 12:39AM

    That's the attitude!!! emoticon

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GABIBEAR 10/22/2014 12:10AM

    Great going Sheryl!!! Great substitutions!!! Well done!

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P.S. Love the pic of the squirrel!!

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/22/2014 12:00AM

    OOh I love your healthy version I may just make myself some on bok choy!

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WALLAHALLA 10/21/2014 11:00PM

    Way to indulge in healthy versions of what you love.

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LINDAK25 10/21/2014 10:36PM

    Love the squirrel. He and I have too much in common. Oops. Should have just stuck with the mocha coffee, too. Good idea for next time.

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COCK-ROBIN 10/21/2014 10:04PM

    Good for you! You found an alternative.

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LINDA! 10/21/2014 10:01PM

    You are doing great. I am not buying candy - I cannot resist it.

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DWSCHUYLER 10/21/2014 9:31PM

    Good job finding alternatives. I have decided that I am not buying Halloween candy until the night before and buying something I don't particularly like. We'll see if this strategy works! emoticon emoticon

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QUEEN-AMARANTHA 10/21/2014 9:27PM

    Good for you for staying strong in the face of your cravings and satisfying them with your better versions made at home.

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EMMACORY 10/21/2014 9:13PM

    Your pork creation sound wonderful. You gave me an idea for a meal this week. thanks! emoticon

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    emoticon SOUNDS TERRIFIC

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1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2014 8:33PM

    Good luck. Good job making your own pulled pork. Those advertisements are driving me stinkin' crazy too!

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46SHADOW 10/21/2014 8:28PM

    Yum!
That's the way to do it!

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2DAWN4 10/21/2014 8:14PM

    You can do it! I had to buy Halloween candy for work today and resisted buying my favorite kind! It was hard but I felt good passing it by!

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The Fast Food Heist.

Sunday, October 19, 2014



Today I caved.
I came across a commercial for Wendy's BBQ pulled pork sandwich and
a few hours later I found myself in front of the drive thru ordering it.
I was possessed.
The demon of fast food must have hypnotized me.
I confess ... I had sense enough to just order the sandwich...
but I didn't even get out of the car.
I felt like I was buying illegal drugs...{...don't get any ideas...I don't do that...}.

On the upside...it's out of my system...
the taste stayed with me long enough to tell me it wasn't worth it.
On the downside...{...440 calories and a days worth of salt for me...}.

So I'm back to my healthy homemade meals.
hold the mayo, hold the pickles, hold the empty calories.

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CHEENY 10/21/2014 6:47PM

    And that one time will never hurt you! But going back more would. Good for you for getting right back on track!

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    Oh, no! Life happens.
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DESERTDREAMERS 10/21/2014 5:29AM

    I've seen the ads - trying to stay away as long as possible. I used to like the McDonald's McRibs - until I read what goes into them. Sigh

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/20/2014 8:21PM

    Everyone back slides occasionally. Now back to your new normal!

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    Today is a new day .... emoticon emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 10/20/2014 1:56PM

    emoticon I was just sitting here thinking what am I going to have for lunch. The lunch I planned just got scratched. The cottage cheese tasted funny. I just saw myself going to McDonald's and getting a 1/4 pounder with cheese, small FF or maybe that Little Caesar's deal. Never tried that. Reading your blog has woken me up and made me realize it is not worth it. If I can go to do that, I can go to the store and buy more cottage cheese. emoticon for this blog, it made me see me errant thinking. emoticon

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LINDA! 10/20/2014 1:50PM

    I did the same thing at McDonalds last week and bought a quarter pounder with cheese. I felt bad about it but know that I am out of the habit of doing it often.

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GIVEUP30 10/20/2014 12:46PM

    When I first saw the squirrel I thought Praise the Lord.......then I read on and this is a emoticon blog ....we all have ...... emoticon

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JSPIN74 10/20/2014 10:15AM

    I've certainly been in that same drive thru line buying illicit sandwiches (only not the whole meal at least/thankful for small favors). My weekend was a mixed bag of good & not so good choices as well...

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PATTISTAMPS 10/20/2014 10:06AM

    That was not an inappropriate amount of calories for a meal. And I know you enjoyed it! So don't beat yourself up. You made a good choice - no fries, etc. You are still on-track! No worries!!!

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    Have a great new week. emoticon

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KMICHA 10/20/2014 7:21AM

    Today is a new day!

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JUJUH51 10/20/2014 7:16AM

    I think you did good just ordering the sandwich. Last time that happened to me I got a vanilla shake too! Today is a new day and you are doing awesome!!!!

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TORTISE110 10/20/2014 7:00AM

    I think it's a great idea to 'go for it' once in a while to notice why we committed to another way. This is a great example of that.

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    Today is a new day to start fresh. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 10/20/2014 3:03AM

    Eating healtily is all about balance and once in a while this is okay- it's if it becomes daily you need to worry!

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CIPHER1971 10/20/2014 2:06AM

    Sometimes you just need .......... (fill in the blank), as long as it is once in a while then it is okay, so please don't be so hard on yourself.

Have a great day

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SANDSGIRL26 10/20/2014 12:51AM

    The calorie count is not that bad on the sandwich compared to many other options, but like you I found it not worth it.

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DALID414 10/20/2014 12:48AM

    Creepy! I just saw the commercial for it! Luckly, the nearest Wendy's gets beat out by In-n-Out Burger EVERYtime. It's a California thing!

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JANIEWWJD 10/20/2014 12:32AM

    It's funny how we are disappointed with food that we used to love and we think we still crave!!! Our bodies know best!!!! Keep up your good habits; all of us fall off the wagon once in a while!!!
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GABIBEAR 10/19/2014 11:34PM

    After eating all of your good cooking for so long, your stomach realized that the Wendy's sandwich wasn't as good as you thought it was! What a great learning lesson!!! Love your choice of pics!!! Have a fantastic week ahead Sheryl!

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/19/2014 11:30PM

    Once in a blue moon won't kill you!

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COCK-ROBIN 10/19/2014 10:59PM

    It's ok,it was just one. We all have crazy moments like that. You're doing fine.

Love that squirrel!

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PATRICIA-CR 10/19/2014 10:26PM

    emoticon Well, I tend to indulge myself with some empty calories in order to not binge, but I do it planning not to go over my calorie range. It has worked better than banning myself from all the 'prohibited' food.

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PATRICIAANN46 10/19/2014 10:12PM

  Hi Sheryl.........
On the upside...........Of all the Fast Food places, Wendy's Menu is one of the healthiest. Their Chili is wonderful and NOT high in calories. Every so often is NOT going to sabotage your program. You are doing much too well for that.
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ICECUB 10/19/2014 10:10PM

    TOMORROW IS A NEW DAY emoticon

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EDWARDS1411 10/19/2014 9:46PM

    I like the 80/20 rule - 80% time eat healthy and 20% of the time leaves room for an occasional treat or fast food. When I first started reading about you trying Wendy's BBQ pulled pork I thought, "oh no" as anyone I know who has tried it also said it wasn't worth it LOL! So it's out of your system and it's back to your better home-made healthy meals!!!

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2BDYNAMIC 10/19/2014 9:32PM

    If it makes you feel any better ............ (I snuck into the Halloween candy for the kids) and scarfed two bite sized candy bars ... three Musketeers!! emoticon There ........ out of your system and mine!!! lol

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KOHINOOR2 10/19/2014 9:31PM

    It happens but its ok. You're doing good. emoticon emoticon Thanks for sharing.

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WALLAHALLA 10/19/2014 9:28PM

    We went to Olive Garden yesterday. I at least saved half my meal to have for lunch at school tomorrow. But when I look at the counts, I think the same thing. It's s-o-o not worth it. But sometimes you just have to get it out of your system.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/19/2014 9:06PM

    I had the Hardee's Texas BBQ Thick Burger a while back - It was awesome but it had enough grease to make me sick for a month. I also tried the Arby's Hawaiian BBQ Brisket - also delicious, also deadly. Sometimes you just have to.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/19/2014 9:01PM

    Why oh why can't they advertise healthy salads!

But glad you're on the road to recovery again. It's HARD!

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SUEARNOLD1 10/19/2014 8:54PM

    It's out of your system . . . .. that's good.

Lots of water and veggies will help too!

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Have a great week!

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Late Night Snacking

Friday, October 17, 2014



I used to come home after a stressful day, park myself in front of the TV
and snack myself into a food coma.
Spark helped me reform and I have seen the lite.
But
everyone needs to find what works for them and for me
small HEALTHY low-carb meals spread throughout the day...works .

Give me starches...healthy or not...and I crave more and more.
Give me a serving of fruit, and protein or nuts, and I am a happy camper.
I have even given up peanut butter and opted for dry roasted unsalted peanuts in the shell...1st because there are no additives, and 2nd it takes time to unshell.

tomorrow is weigh-in day.
I may not make the 2 pounds I had hoped for this week but
I'm still moving in the right direction.
Hey...miracles can happen you know.



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ICECUB 10/18/2014 9:22PM

    GOOD LUCK TOMORROW emoticon

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IOWAGRAMMA 10/18/2014 3:37PM

    One day...
One hour
One minute...
One bite...if I can keep from that first "one bite" I generally can do it...
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PATRICIA-CR 10/18/2014 3:02PM

    You are definitely moving in the right direction emoticon

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PATTISTAMPS 10/18/2014 11:51AM

    You ARE moving in the right direction, and have been doing EXCELLENT!! I know - carbs make you (me) happy except on the darn scale and in the closet... LOL. I have healthy snacks every day and they work for me, too. Keep up the great job. Crossing my fingers for you to join me in you-know-where!

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/18/2014 11:38AM

    You are doing just fine! Keep it up. I use the shelled peanuts as snack for the same reason as you.

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FUNLOVEN 10/18/2014 10:18AM

    I have a goal for healthy night time snacking, but I have trouble keeping it sometimes.

You are right that healthy choices like fruit, nuts, and proteins make me feel better, but I cannot seem to do without some kind of carb sometimes and I can't even tell you why that is; I just know it is.

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DESERTDREAMERS 10/18/2014 8:12AM

    It's good you recognize your triggers

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/18/2014 1:11AM

    You would be in trouble if you were me I have to have starches to take my meds or they eat away my stomach lining !I eat multigrains

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JANIEWWJD 10/18/2014 12:44AM

    "One day at a time", is true!!! emoticon

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GABIBEAR 10/18/2014 12:15AM

    Good luck Sheryl!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Making those dietary changes have made you the healthier person you are today!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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RAINBOWMF 10/17/2014 10:11PM

    emoticon emoticon you are doing it right.

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DALID414 10/17/2014 9:12PM

    I love Morticia!

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BA5454 10/17/2014 7:45PM

    emoticon! Hope the scale finds you lacking--in weight that is.

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FLYER99 10/17/2014 6:52PM

    Great blog. I needed this.
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HAPPYJUNEBUG 10/17/2014 6:01PM

    LOL. Your blog is funny as always. Yes, I know the feeling of being in a food coma.

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LINDAK25 10/17/2014 3:36PM

    I think I'll have to try that cure for late night snacking, where can I get a lab table like that? Good luck tomorrow.

Have a great weekend!

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WALLAHALLA 10/17/2014 3:05PM

    My son took care of my late night snacking. For one, he's a teenage boy and eats us out of house and home, so there is never anything left. He also has games several night a week, and we get home so exhausted we can't think of anything other than falling into bed. On non-game nights, I try to turn in early to make up for lost sleep. I'm trying to create better habits so that I don't fall into the trap of old familiar patterns when he graduates and moves away.

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DONNABRIGHT 10/17/2014 1:56PM

    Hoping for a great weigh in for all of us!

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CIPHER1971 10/17/2014 1:56PM

    So glad you have found what works for you

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PATRICIAANN46 10/17/2014 1:39PM

  Hi Sheryl.........
We all have to find what works for us and you are very lucky to have found what works for you. I wish you the emoticon on your weight-loss for this week, but if you don't lose what you want to............you are on the right track and you will eventually. I know that you will!!! emoticon

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NILLAPEPSI 10/17/2014 1:37PM

    Best wishes tomorrow for your weigh-in. emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 10/17/2014 1:33PM

    emoticon emoticon You will conquer.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/17/2014 1:11PM

    Pushing the tush! HUGS

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    emoticon emoticon good luck with the scales emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/17/2014 12:04PM

    I found myself wanting to come home with you while sharing a T.V. and a coma. I miss those days!! Every evening after supper I used to eat a Hershey Special Dark candy bar, a serving of M&Ms, a package of mixed nuts, a package of peanut butter snack crackers, a small bag of chips, and a cheese and pretzel rod package. Now there is a proper coma!! I can't imagine how I didn't weigh 400 pounds.

Starches do the same thing to me. I have the same reaction to as you to the nuts, fruit, and protein. I'm trying to do better but my inner child is strong.

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The Look

Wednesday, October 15, 2014



what can I say....I know this look from both sides.
It's hard to watch someone eat something you want.
It's hard to enjoy eating when someone watches everything you eat.
Nothing triggers cravings quite like it.
It's hard to be in sync with everyone else.

And Halloween is a trigger...bite size...come and get me...eat me, eat me, eat me.
Individual serving size ... yeah right...
Like I won't want to open a second and a third.



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IAMAGEMLOVER 10/17/2014 1:31PM

    Tomorrow is weigh in day. emoticon I have to be up very early to go somewhere, do you think I will weigh less earlier in the morning?

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PATRICIAANN46 10/16/2014 8:57PM

  emoticon Sheryl...........We'll get through this...........I buy Halloween candy that is my least favorite. Then I have Ken hide it!!!!! Works so far!

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JO11YMON 10/16/2014 12:08PM

    I agree that this is so difficult at this time of the year with the candy dishes coming out and as you said "bite size". great pictures btw.

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JUJUH51 10/16/2014 8:12AM

    LOL!!!!! You not only made me smile....you made me laugh. Thank you!!!!!! You're the best!

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DESERTDREAMERS 10/16/2014 7:44AM

    Literally LOL at the dog!

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KANOE10 10/16/2014 7:29AM

    Great pictures.. Halloween is temptation everywhere!

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/16/2014 1:37AM

    It can be frustrating !

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JANIEWWJD 10/16/2014 12:24AM

    I know what you mean. It's hard, hard, hard!!! emoticon

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DALID414 10/15/2014 10:13PM

    Bite size my @$$!! (__|__)
I eat one full sized bar to keep my sanity! Plus it's more satisfying that just a bite, which turns into 15 bites. Always!

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EDWARDS1411 10/15/2014 10:10PM

    One of my quotes for today (don't know who said it as it was on a motivational poster) is, "The difference between want and need is self-control." I worked for with a women who always said out loud I think more for herself than anyone else was when asked if she would like some office goodies, "I don't need it." Perhaps if we thought more of "need" instead of want it would help - it seemed to for her!

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TERRI289 10/15/2014 9:52PM

    Self control........work in -progress on a daily basis... emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 10/15/2014 8:14PM

    That commercial keeps going through my head. Bet you can't eat just one. I bought Italian ice instead of ice cream but ate them all in 2 days. emoticon

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GIVEUP30 10/15/2014 7:32PM

    I love doing craft when I can that is relaxing......no no no we don't want the goodies........in the house......veggies hum goodie..... emoticon

It's the 16th where you live....it is the 15th here in the states. emoticon

Comment edited on: 10/15/2014 7:34:06 PM

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CHEENY 10/15/2014 7:28PM

    I never stop at those mini-things! I actually think they make us eat MORE! Great blog!

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RAINBOWMF 10/15/2014 6:51PM

    I just won't have any in the house this year.

Mary

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ICECUB 10/15/2014 6:34PM

    I CAN RELATE. LOVE THE PICTURES.

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NILLAPEPSI 10/15/2014 6:09PM

    I hear ya. There's going to be more chocolate in my office than at Wonka in the weeks before & after Halloween. I need to stay away from that stuff. Ugh! But we can do it!! emoticon

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DDARNZEN 10/15/2014 3:18PM

    Your blog posts always make me smile, and today I really needed it. Thanks for your positive attitude!

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WIFE48 10/15/2014 3:07PM

    We all will have this problem. Let's stick together. emoticon

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WALLAHALLA 10/15/2014 2:45PM

    hmmmm...does being in onderland mean you can't have a bust?

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/15/2014 2:22PM

    Today I look like a combo of both of your pictures. ICK! I'm feeling very very very puny. But, I do have one thing to brag about - you can cover me with those Milk Bone Dog Biscuits all day long and shove as many of them in my mouth as you want to and I won't eat a one. Take my word for it. They are really not that good. Seriously, they need sugar, fat, or something. Cover me with M&Ms and all deals are off though.

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/15/2014 1:48PM

    That poor dog! I know how he feels..

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PATTISTAMPS 10/15/2014 12:41PM

    You can do it! don't buy the candy until the day of! Which is what I am doing. and it will be picked over, and maybe you will have to get some you don't like, LOL...

Today is a HUGE day.... I just hit one-derland!!!!!!!

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PATRICIA-CR 10/15/2014 12:30PM

    Time to practice: self-control and determination!

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46SHADOW 10/15/2014 12:12PM

    Like the picture!

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1CRAZYDOG 10/15/2014 11:42AM

    That picture sums it up (the first one, that is!) It is daunting!

HUGS and individual serving size candies . . . be gone!!! And not from eating them!

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