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ANARIE Posts: 12,486
2/4/13 10:32 P

Consider whether they're old enough now to clear off their own plates and put them in the sink or dishwasher. It's less temptation for you and more independence and responsibility for them-- win-win!

TAMMYSUE21 Posts: 326
2/4/13 8:43 P

Good job! I try my best to get my kids to eat what I eat so it's not so tempting. However my son has a metabolism disorder and the nights he has hot dogs and mac and cheese are tough! Give yourself a pat on the back!

SLENDERELLA61 SparkPoints: (164,939)
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2/4/13 4:51 P

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Hooray!! Every time you resist it gets a little bit easier!! Keep up the good work.

JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (72,380)
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2/4/13 4:42 P

Depends. In a restaurant, I get a doggie bag. At home, I put just so much on my plate.

SLUGGER17 SparkPoints: (88,151)
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2/4/13 4:19 P

My parents expected us to eat everything on our plates. Guess what? To this day I generally eat it all (except when I'm smart enough to ask for a to go container at restaurants).

JLTRACY Posts: 462
2/4/13 3:17 P

I do the same thing. It is a hard habit to break.

GRIZ1GIRL SparkPoints: (131,186)
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2/4/13 3:09 P

It's hard not to graze on family leftovers....when you abstain, not only do you not add extra calories, but you also stay healthier--since you're not sharing germs with your little peeps. :)

07SOJO Posts: 1,648
2/4/13 3:07 P

Good job!

BARBWMS Posts: 1,259
2/4/13 3:01 P

Great! Every victory is one step closer to where we want to be. I have started a habit of letting my husband clear the table after dinner and have avoided a LOT of plate cleaning!

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,329
2/3/13 9:37 P

feel so good to just say no, doesn't it :)

It's very empowering. Good job.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (239,685)
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2/3/13 9:31 P

Good for you!!!!

GRAMCRACKER46 SparkPoints: (29,148)
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2/3/13 5:46 P

Good job! That's one of the bad habits that got me in this mess.
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KNUCKLES145 Posts: 13,389
2/3/13 5:32 P

good for you. that is one of my weaknesses also

2LILMONKEYS1981 Posts: 47
2/3/13 4:33 P

I resisted......one of the kids left food on the plate.. and I am notorious for finishing one of the plates .. but I picked it up and put it down!!!!!

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