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10/7/12 10:42 P

I do. If I'm firm in my commitment to myself...nothing can sway me off my path.

I quit smoking a long time ago. I used to smoke in the shower, so that'll show you how addicted I was!!! Well, I quit b/c I really wanted to quit. And that's how I'll get off these last few pounds and keep them off...


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10/7/12 1:05 A

Me - Myself and I

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10/6/12 3:06 P

Today, it was me and the lack of electricity in my apartment. Hate to say it, but that time of the month doesn't help me that much either.
Also, the fact that I see my boyfriend rarely, well when we are together we indulge in food.

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10/6/12 2:15 P

Me, mostly. But sometimes my housemates will make cake, and then nag until I have some. Unfortunately I'm one of those people who is fine with temptation until they have a bite, and then all bets are off. I also have a few friends that are too helpful (oh, let me make a super healthy dinner, oh, lets do salads for lunch), and it makes me feel awkward, which leads to me eating junk.

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10/6/12 2:10 P

no one

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10/6/12 1:22 P

My husband. He is constantly baking which is a trigger for me. emoticon

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10/6/12 7:43 A

I live alone.

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8/18/12 10:52 P

I am my worst enemy.

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8/17/12 11:59 P

No one is shoving it down my throat, against my will. I can only blame myself, when I eat poorly.

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8/17/12 8:29 P

Husband is the contributor by bringing home salty snacks that I feel asddicted to. Ultimately I am the one because it is me who eats it.
I must take responsibility for what I put in my mouth.....but sometimes I just have to get strict with my husband and tell him. DON'T buy chips!

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8/17/12 2:55 P

I usually do. Sometimes I feel like my husband and roommate do. They are both very lazy and don't want to cook anything healthy. They'd rather cook cheap and quick crap like nachos or mac and cheese. When I get home from work I'm exhausted and I usually don't get home until 7 o'clock at night.

Or like this morning, when I was supposed to have meat with my eggs for breakfast and a cold glass of water before eating, my husband didn't do the filter for the water last night like he PROMISED and he made the eggs for me but didn't make the meat, so I was starving when I got to work and ate donuts. T___T Better luck next time!

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8/17/12 2:54 P

My husband. He doesn't understand why I don't want to have one more drink, eat the piece of bread or sit and watch TV. God love him - he loves me pounds and all - but I'm looking to love me now too.

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8/17/12 2:10 P

My kids' crazy schedules!! Something comes up and we don't end up getting home until 7-8 pm, then we have to do homework, baths, get lunches ready, etc and next thing I know its 9 -10 pm and I'm ready for bed and still have exercised!!

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8/17/12 11:57 A


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8/17/12 11:48 A

Evening eating is my downfall - I can eat well and on track all day, but night time comes and I want to graze! Keeping sugary, high white carb foods out of the house is key. If they are there, I will eat them and once I start, I'll eat them until they are gone. My self sabotaging thought is - "I'll just get rid of this and then it won't tempt me any more".

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8/17/12 11:22 A

I think I'm a self sabotager. I don't think it's anyone elses fault when I go off track. If I can't resist that corn dog or piece of cake it's my own fault. I live in a house with 4 kids and a husband. We are going to have candy, junk, ice cream, cake, etc on occasion and I just have to have the motivation to resist and power on.

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8/17/12 11:20 A

Me. I can only blame myself since I live alone. But if someone brings in things like donuts or other sugary foods which I know will put me off track, I look to see if one serving will fit in my food plan. If not, then it doesn't go in my mouth anymore.

The other "rule" I'm moving towards is to only eat a sugary snack if I make all parts from scratch with whole foods. At this point it pretty much rules out anything with sugar or flour because I'm not set up to make my own. I have tried to make my own sprouted wheat flour, but I'm stopped because I can't grind it.

The easiest snacks for me with this rule are fresh fruits and nuts. Pretty healthy rule. I wonder if I cant get fitness points for cracking nuts?

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8/17/12 10:37 A

So what helps motivate you then?

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8/17/12 10:21 A

just being lazy

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8/17/12 9:32 A

I know my husband means well but he harps on me to lose weight and then he brings home candy or ice cream when I am trying hard to watch what I eat. I have to give him credit though he is always the first one to encourage me to exercise by doing it with me.

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