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Friday afternoon and a recipe for disaster?

Friday, October 05, 2012

The worlds want to collide this afternoon.

It's Friday afternoon and I am at work. I am really, really tired.

I have had two nights this week of less than 5 hours sleep each. One was work-related, and one was attending a social event. I used to be able to manage this kind of deficit, but not any more.

So, I am emotionally hungry. And there are muffins for free in the kitchen. And I have eaten a bit more than usual so far in the form of an extra fruit.

I know that if I eat one half a muffin, or one tootsie roll (in a a jar in someone's office) or one of anything else, I am heading into Bingeland.

Actually, it is rather useful for me to realize that "just one" will lead to many, many more. So I will work on avoiding the "Just one" and keeping on plan the best I can.

Wish me success! And if you have any ideas about avoiding the "just one," let me know!


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PUDLECRAZY 10/6/2012 9:10AM

    Oh, ouch! I know that feeling. My past several weeks have been like that, so I actually took a personal leave day on Friday to de-stress. I got to your blog today, so I hope you listened to yourself and didn't binge on muffins.

So today is Saturday. I think stress reduction is the direction to take. Even if you have busy things to do this weekend, you can find time to do some stressbusting activities several times a day.

I haven't heard any update on your new guitar. What is your status on that?

Wishing you the best!

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MEXGAL1 10/5/2012 7:40PM

    step away from the muffins and candy. I know exactally what you are saying. Just one can throw you into a binge. It's so hard when you are tired to make good choices.
Best of everything to you!

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-BENI- 10/5/2012 2:53PM

    You can do it!!! I mean don't do it, well you know what I mean!!
No muffins or you'll have a muffin top emoticon
emoticon Hang in there!!

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SHARONSUE58 10/5/2012 2:40PM

  Fruit does help. So does cat naps at break, deep breathing, a short walk around the building?

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HAPPYSOUL91 10/5/2012 1:45PM

    You need to think about what you deserve and it is that you need to treat yourself well.

Does that food in the lunch room do that for you?

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CLRWILLIAMS25 10/5/2012 1:10PM

    Twin lives this week, except we have Panera breast cancer ribbon bagels in the break room. And I had one. And 2 pieces of chocolate from my coworker's office. Thanks for the reminder that just 1 (or 2 or 3!) really is the first step onto the slippery slope! I do not want that for my Friday!

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JUDYHELP 10/5/2012 1:10PM

  emoticon just one always turns out to a handful for me. emoticon sending you fruit to help out. Stay strong!!! Keeping fingers crossed for you. emoticon Judy

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