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greek and lebanese food

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

I am so proud of myself. We went to take care of business and it was time to eat lunch. I knew I wanted to make wise choices but sometimes when we go out to eat I forget everything I have learned and overeat. Wellll we went to a Greek and Lebanese restaurant that we had never been to before and we made healthy choices. I had grilled shrimp, small salad, small serving of hummus and my husband wanted me to taste how tender the beef and lamb was so I had a bite, little bitty,. We had unsweetened tea which was great, it had mint in it. My husband had the beef and lamb but it was a decent serving, not too much. We were satisfied when we left. I was so proud we passed the test of going out to eat. I wondered how I would do. Its been 17 days since I started over and I have been doing great, eating healthy and exercising. I feel so peaceful and content. I am starting to read the Spark again. It really has touched a spot in me that needed motivating.

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SUSIEMT 1/21/2010 3:33PM

    Dollie you sound so good! You do sound like you are at peace with yourself! That is a nice place to be! Keep it up!

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MS.ELENI 1/20/2010 10:15PM

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JANEXA 1/20/2010 8:32PM

    Dollie, You are so amazing! I'm so excited for you that you are doing so well!! Keep up the great work!! It is great to be working with someone who is motivated and determined to stay on track. I am around whenever you need support, but sounds like you are doing great by yourself. Hugs, Janet emoticon

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KMARTINEZ26 1/20/2010 8:08PM

    Congratulations to you! I just started back three weeks ago myself. It is so exciting and energizing to see that one CAN have self-control, instead of mindlessly consuming food and not living in the moment, enjoying each bite. I have decided that I want to savor each taste. If I must consume the calories, I darned sure want to taste them! :-) Small bites, slowly chewing, and trying new flavorful foods makes this a food journey. Congratulations on your successful outing and I wish you many, many more!

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I have the power!!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

"What this power is, I cannot say
all I know is that it exists...And it
becomes available only when you are in
that state of mind in which you know exactly what you want...
And are fully determined not to quit until you get it."
Alexander Graham Bell emoticon emoticon

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MS.ELENI 1/19/2010 3:55PM

    Never give up

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Monday, January 18, 2010

Any life run on self-will can hardly be a success. On that basis we are almost always in collision with something or somebody, even though our motives are good. We want to run the whole show. If only people would do as we wished life would be great. We know we could get this weight off. We become self-pitying. Other people and circumstanes are at fault. We are self-centered. From OA

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MS.ELENI 1/18/2010 5:02PM

    mmmm Interesting

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I'm in charge now

Saturday, January 16, 2010

We can change subconscious behaviors if we become more conscious of them.
Explain to that part of you that encourages behaviors you want to change that you know its accustomed to being in control, but now you have taken control.
I read this somewhere on line and liked it and thought maybe it might help someone. It gave me an ah ha moment .
Spark on everybody.

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MS.ELENI 1/16/2010 6:15PM

    Good one

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HAPPYNOW26 1/16/2010 3:56PM

    I agree!

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JAKEANDNELLIE 1/16/2010 3:47PM

    I love it! Hey, me - I'm in control now, so back off! I make the decisions here now! A new boss is in town...

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GIVEUP30 1/16/2010 3:39PM

    emoticonI BELIEVE emoticon

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If nothing changes, nothing changes

Friday, January 15, 2010

If I continue to do what I've always done, I'll always get what I always got. I ate compulsively I will eat compulsively again unless I change. I am energized now but when the energy wanes and I face I have until June of 2011 or until I get to 150 pounds and something goes wrong at work or home or whatever, If I am not 110 percent committed to my Spark program, I will repeat again the loss and gain pattern. I must have a completed psychic change. I must believe what the Spark program and the Spark book says is right and that I can do it and live a healthy life. I must continue to change and evolve. I must step out of the darkness and step into the light. There is freedom, happiness and Immeasurable joy.
I am taking stock of my life, finding out about me and Spark is showing me the way. I am willing to invest the time, make me a priority, and follow the program and I know it will be so worth it.

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KAROUSELL46 1/15/2010 7:46PM

    You are defiantly on the right track. I know that you'll be a success...Karen

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MS.ELENI 1/15/2010 7:42PM

    Sounds like you are doing an attitude adjustment on yourself.I have to do it quite often. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JAKEANDNELLIE 1/15/2010 5:50PM

    emoticonStay focused on your goals, determined to reach them, and positive that you will!

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