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Wow!! I don't require all 12 inches to be satisfied (not aiming for full anymore)!

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

I ventured out to Subway and ordered the Oven roasted Chicken breast sub, no cheese, no dressing (they didn't have fat free, so I wait until I got home), full of veggies but unfortunately no black olives for me today.

Anywhoo...I am getting sidetracked.

I fell pry to the marketing "geniuses" and order the footlong for $5 instead of the 6" for $3.50. I would usually eat all 12" without thinking. But since I have been eating slower and listening to my body signals, I noticed that I became satisfied after eating most of the 6". I was really surprised.

The other half is tucked away in the fridge for lunch at work. And I am ok with that.

I am learning new things about myself everyday. Today...I learned size does matter and that bigger is not always better. lol
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JIBBIE49 12/1/2010 11:08PM

    emoticon DONE GIRL, I'm glad u made a healthy choice for lunch. Give yourself CREDIT for that and YES, it is so important to listen to your body and STOP eating when u know u have had enough. Keeping the other half for later was a GOOD idea. emoticon

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BROWNIEISLANDER 12/1/2010 11:05PM

    Keep on using moderation...and Spark to Success!!!! emoticon emoticon

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MSHUFFNPUFFN 12/1/2010 10:33PM

    Good for you!!! Keep sparking like you mean it!!!

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BELIEVER104 12/1/2010 8:41PM

    emoticon Way to make great choices today! I have a big problem with my eyes being bigger than my stomach, and it definitely takes time to replace that habit with better ones! Cheers to discovering the best thing about $5 footlongs-- they're 2 meals in one! Have a great week :)

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BRIGETTEK 12/1/2010 8:04PM

  I feel you about usually finishing what I have in front of me and not listening to what my body has to say.

I have been trying to just make my plate and not put everything on the table. I also wait for 20 min or so after I am finish telling myself that if I am still hungry I can get more....but I have went back yet:)

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BRIGETTEK 12/1/2010 8:04PM

  I feel you about usually finishing what I have in front of me and not listening to what my body has to say.

I have been trying to just make my plate and not put everything on the table. I also wait for 20 min or so after I am finish telling myself that if I am still hungry I can get more....but I have went back yet:)

Keep up the hard work emoticon

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KARRYB1 12/1/2010 7:59PM

    emoticon emoticon If we take the time to read our body signals we will be pleasantly surprised. I have the habit of gobbling and then feeling so stuffed and uncomfortable. emoticon

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BRANDIGIRL313 12/1/2010 7:37PM

    I DONT KNOW HOW I DID THAT...LOL!

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BRANDIGIRL313 12/1/2010 7:36PM

    GIRL YOU GOT THAT RIGHT.. IN SOME INSTANCES ANYWAY emoticon

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TAMLKING 12/1/2010 7:06PM

    You have been making some really great choices!
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