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2/16/13 1:21 P

cake, pies Bacon



Trev, Kent Southeast UK

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RUBENB2003 Posts: 12,217
2/16/13 12:57 P

Red meat. I used to crave it all the time but now I am good with lean meats like turkey and chicken.

SALLEELYNN Posts: 12
2/16/13 12:55 P

Cereal! I absolutely love a huge bowl of pure shredded wheat! But, I'm on a Low Carb eating plan so that had to go. I'm in my 3rd week and really don't miss it now. I'm exploring with eating some rather unorthodox things for breakfast. Yesterday it was a slice of sharp cheddar wrapped in some deli sliced roast beef. With hot coffee it was delicious and I didn't do any damage.

Maybe loving cereal is in my genes, since I grew up within a mile of Kelloggs in Battle Creek.

Rock On!

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Sallee
WESTCOASTATHRT SparkPoints: (902)
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2/16/13 11:39 A

Pop- I never thought that I would be able to do it :) very proud of myself.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (269,080)
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2/15/13 11:30 P

I don't eat as many sweets.

Janie Garcia Moreno

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"PRAYER CHANGES THINGS"

"NEVER PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A PERIOD!"

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PENMEISTER1 SparkPoints: (12,426)
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2/15/13 11:19 P

Smoking and this time it feels like I finally kicked it! Mostly, I am trying to add good stuff instead of take anything away. Like the amount of water I am drinking now - I didn't drink much diet soda before but now...I am down to maybe 2 or 3 cans a week. No room for it because of the water and tea. I am trying to give up as much corporate (GMO, TransFat, high fructose corn syrup laden JUNK) as I can, trying to give up negativity too. But I do think it is easier to add healthy things than to "give up" stuff.

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LOLEMA SparkPoints: (101,978)
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2/15/13 11:13 P

whole wheat and white bread flour products

MISSYK25 SparkPoints: (3,440)
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2/15/13 9:46 P

Pop. After realizing the sugar and calories, I gave it up. But I don't miss it at all :)

JIACOLO SparkPoints: (322,876)
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2/15/13 7:39 P

Diet Coke

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UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
2/15/13 7:34 P

Nothing

PEACEGRANNY Posts: 2,070
2/15/13 7:33 P

gluten and all animal products

JAMBABY0 Posts: 15,384
2/15/13 7:29 P

cigarettes, soda and fast food! I have soda once and awhile where as I use to go through a least a 12 pack a day!

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MEGMEG2216 SparkPoints: (7,570)
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2/15/13 4:44 P

Fast food and soda. Giving up the soda was a big one for me and I'm surprised I've kept going but I've been soda free since November, not even a sip!
Before I started trying to be healthier we'd eat fast food 2 or 3 times a week. Now I can't even stand the smell of it sometimes.


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JSLICE812 SparkPoints: (14,098)
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2/15/13 4:23 P

bagels in the morning... it was always the quickest thing to pick up on my way to work. I've substituted bagels with yogurt and granola with fruit. That little switch makes me feel better in the morning.

Remember... nothing tastes as good as healthy feels.

WHOVIAN85 Posts: 861
2/15/13 4:02 P

This year so far ive given up smoking cold turkey, diet cola (never drank the regular stuff), stopped using splenda and started using truvia and cut my amount of sweetner in coffee and tea down. The only thing that tempts me from time to time is pasta and bread, but once in awhile ill have a cup of cooked pasta or work into my eating plan to have a roll with dinner.

"The good things donít always soften the bad things ó but vice versa ó the bad things donít necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant."
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07SOJO Posts: 1,648
2/15/13 3:51 P

I have gotten to where I actually don't like fast food anymore. I didn't have it for a long time & then had it and it almost made me sick plus it just didn't taste good! emoticon

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SEAFLOAT SparkPoints: (7,870)
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2/15/13 3:44 P

Cheese. I haven't given it up completely but I find I usually go without it. I love cheese and use to put it in almost everything to give food more flavor. Now I look at it and think I just can't afford those calories.

DACHI9 SparkPoints: (7,051)
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2/15/13 3:36 P

Basically soda. Once in awhile on Sundays with my Dad. Our treat.

IRISHGIRL3 Posts: 866
2/15/13 11:03 A

sugar-free redbulls, and daily morning muffins from Dunkin Donuts

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AMALLECO SparkPoints: (11,301)
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2/15/13 10:49 A

Drinking, Soda, Fast food, Sweets, TV...

I still have a taste of these things once in awhile. Overall don't miss them much.

Ange

Changing My Lifestyle, One Day at a Time.
DADOFSPARKGAL Posts: 453
2/15/13 10:40 A

I totally gave up Diet Dr. Pepper - and I used to be a five to six a day DDP person. My doctor advised me to cut back on caffeine so I went from soft drinks to caffeine free iced tea. Its been three months now and I have not had even one, although I miss the taste.

GEOFROG SparkPoints: (269,309)
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2/15/13 10:35 A

Regular Pepsi, now if I want a soda I drink Coke Zero! LOVE IT!

MYUTMOST4HIM Posts: 11,447
1/29/13 2:38 P

I haven't TOTALLY given up anything. I do eat a whole lot less processed food s though

"Be not afraid of going slowly, only of standing still"
COFFEEQUEEEN SparkPoints: (17,057)
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1/29/13 2:34 P

I still drink coffee sometimes, but not all day like I used to. Yup, HATE the water too, but I still do it. emoticon

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/29/13 2:27 P

processed foods...........But it wasn't so tough. For me it was more about what I found. I found a love for working out...for eating healthy. The tough one was watch my carbs. My hypoglycemia is better because of it. I could of became a carb addict.........

Terri
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1/29/13 2:21 P

Do you still drink coffee? You have give up a lot, you must have a lot of will power but way to go. Inspires me to give up a few things like salt and to drink 8 glasses of water, that's a killer for me. I guess I just need to substitute water for food, lol.

I can do this!
COFFEEQUEEEN SparkPoints: (17,057)
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1/29/13 2:16 P

Fast food, soda, cheese cake, most white flour, potatoes, most breads (that one hurt), ALL meat, Starbuck's, smoking, drinking alcohol, sleeping late on weekends, and pretty much everything else I liked. No wonder I'm so grumpy sometimes!

Yeah, weight loss tip #1 is block food network! They should be required to provide a running calorie count on a ticker at the bottom of the screen.
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MBRASSFIELD2 SparkPoints: (5,317)
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1/29/13 2:14 P

Dr. Pepper...it has been almost a month. I am so proud of myself.

Suck it up and one day you won't have to suck it in!!!



Hebrews 12:11
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.

Life doesn't have a remote, you have to get up and change it yourself.


If it is not challenging you, then it is not changing you.
CHUNKIMAMA SparkPoints: (2,944)
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1/29/13 2:03 P

Gave up cookies. uhhhh! only day 5 and I miss them sooo much! ha

JUSTKLH Posts: 1,489
1/29/13 1:30 P

Since I have been living healthier, I have noticed that there are some unexpected things that I have let go of. I knew that I would have to cut back on fast food, for example, but there were also things that I was doing that I wasn't even aware of that may have made it more difficult for me to maintain my healthier lifestyle. The first thing I noticed was that I had trouble watching Food Network shows like Chopped without suddenly feeling hungry and craving high-calorie foods. (Mental note: Food porn is not good for me lol). What were some of the things you were surprised you gave up in order to maintain your healthy lifestyle?

Kristin
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12/31/14: 160
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