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Holidays Come and Go

Monday, July 05, 2010

Holidays come and go. Our choice remains the same: to follow our food plan or to overeat.
Holidays are often associated with an abundance of food. Some of us may be able to indulge for a day and get back on our plans the next. Then there are others who cannot. For those of us who cannot, indulgence for one day may mean a downward skid into losing control, in which despair follows. What kind of a celebration is it if we end up out of control and back in a trap of compulsive eating?
Everyday we celebrate our freedom by choosing to follow our food plans and abstaining from compulsive eating. During the holidays we can be free to enjoy them more by following our food plans and celebrating the rewards that follow. We are free from remorse, guilt and that terrible panic that follows indulging. Holidays are then blessings and not disasters.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ELLENIRENE 7/5/2010 12:08PM

    You are so right: We have the ability to binge and then keep overeating or to follow a healthy lifestyle. It's our choice.

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ONEKIDSMOM 7/5/2010 7:53AM

    What a beautiful statement of truth. May you have a blessed and free day! Love your background photo, by the way! emoticon

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MSLZZY 7/5/2010 7:41AM

    Freedom never tasted so good! emoticon emoticon

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MONTY68 7/5/2010 1:57AM

This is a beautiful blog, well written and deep in the facts and choices we can make and do make each day. It sounds to me that you had a wonderful holiday.
I feel your blog can give insight and understanding of the freedom of choice. It may inspire some one that they also can choose to eat healthier and no longer be a slave to food.

Thank you for sharing this.

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