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65 5/22/13 9:27 A
My sweets craveings are bad between Thanksgiving to Christmas. I try to resist but its very difficult sometimes. My mind wants to resist but my stomach says yum go for it!!I need to get will power and stick to it.
5/22/13 9:10 A
you don't say if this occurs at a specific time or place, so any suggestions may just be of a general nature.
If it's at work - make sure you pack good, healthy, filling snacks with you, so you don't have to reach for the candy.
If at home; put the items out of sight/reach. If they belong to someone else (even if they don't - play a mind game and pretend they do)
5/22/13 8:11 A
If I'm really craving a certain treat, I stop and think about what it will really taste like - not what the commercial says it will taste like, and not what my watering mouth thinks it will taste like, but really what it will taste like - then I ask, is that what I really want?
9 times out of 10, no, it's not what I really want, so I let it go. Especially around the holidays you get those "lesser quality" chocolates that taste like wax - it's getting pretty easy to talk myself out of those.
I always try to decide exactly what I'm looking for (sweet, salty, carbs), and even if it's something bad for me, I'll let myself have just a little to get over the craving, then I stop. This works best when I have someone to share it with so I don't have the option of eating the whole thing.
I'm also pretty good at reminding myself that the flavor of whatever it is will only last in my mouth for a max time of just a few minutes, so is it really worth giving up my life-long goals for just that couple of minutes of flavor?
Good luck on finding what works for you - you can do it!!
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65 5/22/13 5:36 A
How can I resist reaching for the candy bar etc. etc. that seems to be calling out my name.I try hard to resist but its very hard when I get hungury to eat the wrong foods to stop the hunger pains. After I eat the sweet I get mad at myself for giving in and tell myself no. of course by then its to late as I have already eaten the food that I wasn't going to eat!
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