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HEALTHYJ29 SparkPoints: (3,246)
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11/12/13 12:48 A

Are you bringing meals and snacks that are healthy but you enjoy? What about a healthier treat that may satisfy you but won't be over your calorie needs such as a small piece of chocolate?
I am not sure if you can do moderation but lets say once a week can you treat yourself to one small piece of the item that is served? It may help you feel less deprived.

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11/11/13 10:14 P

I know what you mean! My work place is like that too.

I have a bunch of motivational pictures on my phone that help me.

Also, I have been wearing my HRM during Spin and Boot Camp classes. When I see my actual calorie burn from those, it doesn't make that donut seem worth it.

Every once in a while, I will indulge in a treat if it is a delcious homemade cookie or muffin. I stay away from the store bought stuff.



BUBBLEJ1 Posts: 2,981
11/11/13 10:04 P

It is hard, but you have to decide what is more important. Now, I'm not saying that you have to say no all the time. Say no most of the time, but once a week or a fortnight have a small piece.

I had a piece of cake at work today because life isn't fun without cake. Moderation is the key.

~Jess~

There are no shortcuts. No magic bullets. No secret spells. What works is hard work, dedication, and a daily dose of chocolate.
CREATIVECALICO Posts: 317
11/11/13 9:42 P

My coworkers are always bringing food to share: bagels, cheesecake, cookies. Or work provides free breakfast (usually pastries) or lunch (usually pizza). The work-provided meals are in the breakroom down the hall so they're easy to ignore. But it's hard to see cheesecake two feet away and say no!

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